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treated as singular or plural A tradition within the Anglican Church (and some other denominations) which is Protestant in outlook and gives relatively little emphasis to ritual, sacraments, and the authority of the clergy.
- ‘The 65% figure given above is based on the totally arbitrary assumption that half the Anglicans are High Church, near Catholics, and half are Low Church, near Protestants.’
- ‘He became Low Church in order to marry his rich wife who, now dead, has left him with one daughter, Dorothy.’
- ‘Ryle, for example, pointedly contrasts High and Low Church approaches to religion.’
- ‘They want to continue their Low Church practices in peace.’
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