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A gap is growing within the Church of England

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A gap is growing within the Church of England
There is a gap in what the Church of England teaches and what its members believe
Anglicans congregations are generally more morally liberal than their leaders

By Linda Woodhead
Sept. 20, 2013

There is an old theory that the churches that do best in modern societies are those that are strictest in their moral demands. The idea that clergy are more liberal than laity, and that the mismatch leads to decline, was popularised by the American author Dean Kelley in his book Why Conservative Churches are Growing (1972).< ![CDATA[

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