How CofE are you?

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There is only one Church of England and Mother of the Anglican Communion. It has a statutory responsibility to minister to the whole nation, but its history, identity and purpose have become muddled to many. How muddled are you?

How Church of England are you? Do you have the historical, theological, ecclesiological and soteriological knowledge to qualify as a bona fide Anglican?

Created by: Archbishop Cranmer of Archbishop Cranmer
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1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. When was the Church of England established?
When Augustine landed in AD597
When Henry VIII said so
Some time in the 16th century
Is that the same as the Church in England?
Hang on, I'll just phone Mark Chapman
It isn't established
4. Which term best describes CofE doctrine?
A hodge-podge
Broad and open-minded
Catholic and Reformed
Sola Scriptura
What's doctrine?
The CofE doesn't really do doctrine
5. Who is credited with laying the foundations of CofE theology?
Thomas Cranmer
Thomas Cranmer & Richard Hooker
Martyn Percy
Martyn Percy & God
Henry VIII
The CofE doesn't really do theology
6. How is CofE worship and liturgy regulated?
It isn't
By the Queen
By the Book of Common Prayer (BCP)
By the BCP and Common Worship
By the liturgy gestapo from Staggers
By the Holy Spirit
7. Who is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England?
Good question
God
Jesus
Queen Elizabeth II
Henry VIII
There isn't one - no one really governs
8. How did Archbishop Thomas Cranmer die?
Who?
Hung, drawn and quartered as a traitor
Stabbed by Henry II's knights in Canterbury Cathedral
Burned at the stake by Bloody Mary
O for God's sake, move on
He didn't - he's a blogger
9. What is the General Synod?
The deliberative and legislative body of the CofE
A pseudo parliament stuffed full of the elderly and out-of-touch
A holy place of meditation on the purposes of God
The antithesis of a specific synod
Who cares? No one takes any notice of it
Life-sapping and ministry-diminishing
10. Who is the Archbishop of Canterbury?
The primus inter pares of all Anglican primates worldwide
The homophobic guy who writes for the Daily Mail
The bearded guy who waffles a lot and no one understands
The Wonga guy
The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Portal Welby
There hasn't been one since William Warham
11. Who or what is the gravest threat to the CofE's continuing existence?
Professor Richard Dawkins and his disciples
The Pope of Rome and his cohorts
Out-of-touch traditionalists
Women bishops
Parliament
The gates of hell shall not prevail
12. What is the Via Media?
The collective term for the BBC, Guardian and Church Times
A theological diversion
A middle path between Calvin and Luther
A middle path between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism
A bit like social media
A road from Rome to Brindisi
13. What do you believe about communion wine?
It's wine
It is the literal blood of Christ; the same as that poured out for the remission of sin
It is present with the blood of Christ, though it remains wine
It hath given occasion to many superstitions
It's a mystery
What wine? We drink Ribena

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