A Look Back to 1964—Episcopal Bishops Vote to drop the word “Protestant”

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Note the reference to the denominational membership--3.5 million--and note that the vote was 79 to 56

Read it all.

Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)General Convention TEC Bishops* Christian Life / Church LifeChurch History

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Posted September 25, 2011 at 4:08 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. magnolia wrote:

there are a few other words i think they should drop from their description as well if they wish to remain accurate as to the substance of what they are now.

September 26, 11:50 am | [comment link]
2. Frank Fuller wrote:

I have long thought that this and the decision of bishops to wear purple shirts was the real beginning of the long slide to oblivion….

September 26, 12:36 pm | [comment link]
3. Cennydd13 wrote:

It isn’t the color of the shirt that we need to be concerned about, since it’s traditional; it’s the character of the man wearing it and his committment to Christ and His Church that’s important, and whether the man is Catholic or Anglican makes no difference.  They’re both in the same business.

September 26, 3:22 pm | [comment link]
4. NoVA Scout wrote:

The best part of the link was reading that Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was going to give a talk in the coming week.  Now that would be worth seeing.

September 27, 9:04 pm | [comment link]
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