The English historian Patrick Collinson describes the Church of England in its founding decades as "putting down its anchors in the outer roads of the broad harbor of the Calvinist or (better) Reformed Tradition." (1) I hope it is possible to say that Anglicanism floats its ship even closer to the center of the somewhat wider harbor of Reformation or Protestant orthodoxy.
Dr. Paul F. M. Zahl is rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Issue: "The Malling of Mission: How Suburban Values Control the Church Growth Movement" May/June 2000 Vol. 9 No. 3 Page number(s): 47-48
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