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adjective
pertaining to the view or practice in the Anglican Church that emphasizes evangelicalism and lays little stress on the sacraments, church rituals, and church authority.

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Origin of Low Church

First recorded in 1695–1705
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British Dictionary definitions for Low Church

Low Church

noun
the school of thought in the Church of England stressing evangelical beliefs and practicesCompare Broad Church, High Church
adjective Low-Church
of or relating to this school

Derived forms of Low Church

Low-Churchman, noun
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