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The role of the monarch in the Church of England, while technically its head, is limited strictly to the selection of bishops. Even here, involvement is limited, as the Monarch chooses from one of three candidates sent by the Prime Minister, from a list that was created by a synod of bishops. Article 37 (of the 39 Articles) explicitly defines the role as ...


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This 2007 report entitled Churchgoing in the UK has a vast array of demographic data on churchgoers in the UK. It even differentiates between regular churchgoers and those who just state affiliation. For example, among regular churchgoers surveyed, the denominational breakdown is: Church of England 31% Roman Catholic 29% Church of Scotland/Presbyterian 9% ...


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There is no definitive list of "mainstream" denominations in the UK - indeed the term is largely subjective - but there are a number of official and semi-official ways in which denominations are recognised. The NHS Data Dictionary, based on the international Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT), lists some 80 possible values for ...


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In my lengthy experience, the BUGB is not liberal, although it is not prescriptive on certain matters and certainly not judgmental over issues that seem to overoccupy the public outbursts of certain preachers in the US. Every church in the BUGB with which I have been involved - and there have been many - has been evangelical, highly committed to missionary ...


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The BUGB is pretty liberal and there are many things on which it does not have a clear view. To that extent, I would guess it's a bit more like the American Baptists than the Southern Baptists who, from my transatlantic vantage point, appear to be more evangelical in their doctrine, generally. Though there are some evangelical Baptist churches still within ...



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