RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoLC 17-37a
Extent21 vols., 1 item
TitleLambeth Conference 1888
AdminHistoryHeld under Archbishop Benson. The principal subjects discussed and reported on at the Conference were:

Authorities and formularies for Christian doctrine and worship including the creeds, Book of Common Prayer, and 39 Articles.

Divorce including remarriage of divorcees and admission to Holy Communion.

Home Reunion: reunion of English-speaking Christians including Nonconformists; the Lambeth quadrilateral - as a basis of reunion.

Organisation of the Anglican Communion including church discipline; central council of reference or court of appeal; adaptation of the Book of Common Prayer for Colonial and Missionary Churches; attitude to clergy working in the Colonies, and use of title of archbishop.

Pastoral care of emigrants.

Polygamy of heathen converts: particularly the withholding of baptism from practising polygamists.

Relations of the Anglican Communion with the Eastern Churches: the Greek and Russian Orthodox and the separate Churches of the East (Copts, Abyssinian, Chaldean and Syrian).

Relations of the Anglican Communion with other Churches: the Scandinavian Churches particularly the Church of Sweden; the Old Catholics; the church reform movements in France, Italy, Portugal and
Spain; the Horavians (Unitas Fratrum).

Religious instruction of the laity, particularly the young (definite teaching of the Faith to all classes...).

Sexual purity: including chastity, sanctity of marriage, and sexual morality.


Sunday observance.

Temperance, including total abstinence.

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167Lambeth Conference; 18881888
17Benson; Edward White (1829-1896); Archbishop of Canterbury1829-1896
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