The Protestant Reformation and The Episcopal Church

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The American branches of the Episcopal Church saw their beginnings in the Sixteenth Century Reformation. Many changes came about during that time, bringing renewed ideas to the way people practiced religion. The influence and ideas of the Reformation can still be seen in the beliefs and teachings of the modern day Episcopal Church. In order to understand this point, the following information will focus on the historical beginnings and modern day teachings of the Episcopal …

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…continued with changes through and American Revolution, and are still seeing changes up to the present day, are directly reflected in the original ideas that were presented by Luther, Calvin, and others. When we look at the Episcopal Church today there are still elements of Catholicism, which remain intact. However, it seems that perhaps they have moved even closer to the ideas of the Protestant Reformers and further from the practices of their Catholic forefathers.