Broad-church



pertaining or belonging to a party in the Anglican Church emphasizing a liberal interpretation of ritual.
Historical Examples

Miss Marjoribanks Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant

noun
a party within the Church of England which favours a broad and liberal interpretation of Anglican formularies and rubrics and objects to positive definition in theology Compare High Church, Low Church
(usually not capitals) a group or movement which embraces a wide and varied number of views, approaches, and opinions
adjective
of or relating to this party in the Church of England

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