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Glossary of terms

This section lists some common words and terms used in the Church of England. Cclick on the first letter of the word and a list of words beginning with that letter will appear. Click on more.. for that word for an explanation.  This will open a separate window with the description and, in some cases, an image.


King James Bible

This English translation of the Holy Scriptures of the Old Testament and New Testament, including the Apocrypha, was produced by Anglican bishops and other divines in 1611. It was undertaken in response to a request at the Hampton Court Conference, which was summoned by King James I of England and VI of Scotland in an attempt to reconcile Anglicans and Puritans.