Continuity and Change


Anglicanism’, as it has come to be known, traces its roots to the church in England which parted from the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Rome during the sixteenth century European Reformation.
Despite more than four hundred years of separation, Anglicans remain part of the Western Christian tradition.


Living apart has meant, however, that there has been change as well as continuity.

The ancient dioceses of the Church of England reflect this in different ways.
Here the diocese of Norwich is used as a specific case study to help unfold a rich and intriguing history...