Some articles on anglican clergy, anglican, anglicans, clergy:
... Initially with the detachable collar, Anglican clergy wore a white cravat, later a white bow tie, with a waistcoat with a standing collar and a loose ... In the middle of the century Anglican clergymen began turning the collar around backwards, creating the first versions of the "dog collar" ... given way to a black shirt, the collar has become a daily part of clerical costume for most Anglican clergy ...
... Anglicans leaders realized, in the words of William Smith's 1762 report to the Bishop of London that, "The Church is the firmest Basis of Monarchy and the English Constitution ... gaining strength and opposition to an Anglican bishop in America was fierce ... More than any other denomination, the American Revolution divided both clergy and laity of the Church of England in America, and opinions covered a wide spectrum of political views Patriots ...
Famous quotes containing the words clergy and/or anglican:
“...I do deeply deplore, of the sake of the cause, the prevalent notion, that the clergy must be had, either by persuasion or by bribery. They will not need persuasion or bribery, if their hearts are with us; if they are not, we are better without them. It is idle to suppose that the kingdom of heaven cannot come on earth, without their cooperation.”
—Sarah M. Grimke (17921873)
“I was the rectors son, born to the anglican order,
Banned for ever from the candles of the Irish poor;
The Chichesters knelt in marble at the end of a transept
With ruffs about their necks, their portion sure.”
—Louis MacNeice (19071963)