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Broad Church

pertaining or belonging to a party in the Anglican Church emphasizing a liberal interpretation of ritual.

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Broad Church
1.  High Church Compare Low Church a party within the Church of England which favours a broad and liberal interpretation of Anglican formularies and rubrics and objects to positive definition in theology
2.  (usually not capitals) a group or movement which embraces a wide and varied number of views, approaches, and opinions
3.  of or relating to this party in the Church of England

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