• Church Of England Anglican Catholic High
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    Church of England Since the Reformation, the Church of England or Anglican Church has been the established branch of the Christian church in England. Throughout the medieval period, English kings tried to limit the power of the church and the claims of its independent canon law. All of this was without success until the reign of Henry VIII. Parliament's acts between 1529 and 1536 represent the beginning of the Anglican Church as a national church, independent of papal jurisdiction. Henry VIII, t...
  • Leaders Of The Church Friar Chaucer Summoner
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    What Would Jesus Do? Between 1951 and 1991, forty-one Catholic priests in Chicago alone were charged with sexual misconduct (Philip Jenkins). This number has only increased over the past ten years, with the recent valiancy among Catholic women and children to come forth about sexual indecencies committed against them. But while the charges against the priests may be relatively new, the corruption within the clergy is certainly not. Priests' abuse of their position can be traced back to the origi...
  • Church Of England Puritans God Puritan
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    In 1630, the Massachusetts Bay Company set sail to the New World in hope of reforming the Church of England. While crossing the Atlantic, John Winthrop, the puritan leader of the great migration, delivered perhaps the most famous sermon aboard the Arbella, entitled "A Model of Christian Charity." Winthrop's sermon gave hope to puritan immigrants to reform the Church of England and set an example for future immigrants. The Puritan's was a goal to get rid of the offensive features that Catholicism...
  • Development Of Colonial Society
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    3. Compare the ways in which religion shaped the development of colonial society (to 1740) in TWO of the following regions: (2002) New England Chesapeake Middle Atlantic The regions of New England and Chesapeake were dominated by two religions; New England colonies were filled with Puritan congregations and the Chesapeake area with the Church of England. Both these religions had a tremendous impact on each's respective areas especially in the development of government and the communities. The sy...