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Lambeth Conference

noun

  1. a convention of the bishops of the Anglican communion, held about every 10 years at Lambeth Palace to confer but not to define doctrine or to legislate on ecclesiastical matters.


Lambeth Conference

noun

  1. the decennial conference of Anglican bishops, begun in 1867 See also Lambeth Quadrilateral


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Lambeth Conference1

First recorded in 1865–70

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The bishops just quoted add: "We rejoice indeed at this new mind of the Lambeth Conference."

The love envisaged by the Lambeth Conference is an invertebrate joyless thing—not worth the having.

Another fatal mistake was made by the Lambeth Conference, in its insistence on re-ordination.

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