What kind of Episcopalian are you?

There are many Anglican/Episcopalians out there. Ever wonder what kind you are? Anglo-Catholic, High Church, maybe evangelical? Well heres your chance to find out. Just answer these questions; and we'll tell you. Have fun. God Bless!

Its very simple, just be as honest as possible. Your score will be given at the end of this test. Good luck. I hope you have fun answering this quiz as much as I enjoyed creating it. Please don't hurry through your answer, because every answer counts!

Created by: John M. Hair
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. How many Sacraments are there?
2
7
two great Sacraments and 5 lesser sacramental rights.
Sacraments are not important.
4. What is the Church?
The invisible body of all believers in Christ. in which the pure Word of God is tought, and in which the Sacraments are administered according to Christ's institution.
A group of Christians governed by the local bishop. Only the validly ordained bishop may ordain Priests, and Deacons. Without the Apostolic Succesion, there is no Church.
The Christians gathered under their bishop to serve the Lord.
Christians of all faiths who work together for the common good.
5. Which books are the best to use for the services of the church?
The Book of Common Prayer.
The Anglican Missal, and the Anglican Breviary.
Enriching our worship
The prayerbook alone.
6. Which is the most important service of the Church?
Morning prayer.
The Holy Mass
The Holy Eucharist
Serving others.
7. For daily devotions, you would choose?
Morning and Evening prayer.
The Divine Office, and rosary.
Bible Reading.
Working for the common good.
8. The use of candles and incense are?
Good for special occasions of worship.
To be used as often as possible.
Not necessary or useful.
It doesn't really matter.
9. When feeling sick, I would:
Call for the Priest to administer the Sacrament of Holy Unction.
Read the Bible.
Go to a doctor.
All of the above.
10. Communion should be celebrated:
Once a month, or less often.
Weekly.
Daily.
We are in constant communion with each other by service to the Poor and needy.
11. The invocation of saints for help is?
OK for some people, but not for everyone.
A horrable inovation, not based on scripture, and is to be discouraged at all costs.
A great help.
Why pray to someone whose dead. I help others here on earth, so that I'll be remembered when I'm gone.
12. When I enter a Church, I?
Kneel to pray.
Genuflect to the tabernacle, and then kneel to pray.
Sit down and wait for the service to begin.
What ever I want, after all only the people next to me in Church see me.
13. The night before I receive Holy Communion I?
Read the Bible.
Do a good deed for someone.
Use the preparations from the Prayerbook or some other devotional book.
Pray for the grace to receive Holy Communion worthily.
14. The Pope is?
The bishop of Rome.
the First among equals with his brother bishops.
The antichrist.
A good man.
15. The real presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist is?
Christ is present among believers not just when they are assembled for worship, but when they are simply gathered in the Name of Jesus.
It means that Jesus is present Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity in the consecrated bread and wine.
There is no real presence of Christ in the elements, It is a symbolic act remembering his benefits to us, which he obtained on the cross. Nothing more.
What presence?
16. Should women be ordained?
Yes. They are entitled to all of the Sacraments, just as men are.
No! There is no reason in scripture. In fact the Bible condemns such a practice.
Yes. Why shouldn't women have the same rights as men.
No. they are not able to represent Christ accurately in a priestly function, because Christ, was a Man, not a woman.
17. Why do we pray for the dead?
We remember them, but we don't actually pray for them.
Because we hold them in our love, and we hope that they will grow in God's love, until they see him fully as he is.
The members of the Church Expectant are needful of our prayers, in order that they may be cleansed from whatever effects are left of this sinful life. We can and should pray for the dead, because they are still a living part of the Communion of Saints.
When your dead, your dead. Its all over. Praying for the dead means remembering them in our hearts. As we remember they are alive to us.
18. Eucharistic adoration is?
A wonderful devotion to our Lord.
A Whole Bunch Of Nonsense.
A Catholic thing.
Adoring what? Bread and wine, they are, and so shall always remain.
19. Marriage is?
A Sacrament of the Church.
The Sacrament of the Church in which one man and one woman, take vows which can only be broken by death. This marriage must be indesoluable for no reason. Anyone who breaks this law should be excommunicated!
A rite of the church between a man and woman, which can only be broken by devorce: which is allowed only for the cause of adultery.
An act of the church
20. Which of the following statements best describes your view on confession?
All can. Some should. None must!
Frequent reception of this Sacrament of the Church is good, but not necessary.
We should confess to a Priest at least once a year, but preferably more often. This Sacrament of Holy Mother Church is a wonderful gift and preparation for going to Communion.
Confession is good for the soul
21. The interpretation of the words of Jesus in Matthew 26:26-29; Mark 14:22-25; Luke 22:19-20 is?
Figurative.
Literal
Fiction.
Symbolic and Literal
22. Which Bible commentary would you rather use to study?
The Kretzmann Commentary.
Calvin's Commentary
Why do I need to study the Bible, when I can study people?
A Roman Catholic Commentary.
Whatever is at hand.
My interpretation is just fine.
23. Which version of the Bible do you prefer?
KJV wiht apocrypha
RSV with Apocrypha
NRSV with Apocrypha
KJV without apocrypha
NIV
NAB
24. Which Prayerbook would you use, if given a choice?
1979
1928
1662
1549
1552
1559
25. How many Creeds does this Church have?
2
3
None.
The Bible.
26. To receive Holy Communion, people should be?
Baptized.
Baptized and Confirmed.
It doesn't matter.
Baptized and willing to be confirmed.
27. Are you?
Pro-life
Pro-choice.
I don't take a stance on that issue
28. What is appropriate music for a Church Service?
Organ and Choir.
Guitar, and a piano, with congregational singing.
Organ and Choir, with chanting as much as possible.
It doesn't really matter.
29. What term would you say accurately describes the Episcopal Church?
Catholic.
Protestant
Protestant and Catholic at the same time.
A man made institution.
30. Which is most important at a celebration of the Holy Eucharist?
The preaching of the Gospel
The Holy Communion
Both preaching and the Sacrament of the Altar.
The common prayer of all the people for the comunity.
31. The apocrypha is?
A part of the Old Testament.
A third section of books between the Old and New testaments in the Bible.
A collection of uninspired writings which should not be a part of the Bible, nor read in the Church's public worship.
Just a set of books.
32. What is your view toward sects shuch as Baptists, Lutherans, Methodists and so on.
There is only one way to salvation, through Jesus and his Church.
There is no salvation outside the Catholic Church.
They are in the wrong church.
We're all brothers in Jesus Christ our head.
33. Homosexuality is:
A sin in the eyes of the Church.
A sickness.
Unbiblical and a sin.
OK. Not sinful or wrong.
34. The 39 articles of religion are?
A historical document.
A confessional standard of the Church.
Useful for the time in which they were written.
Calvinistic and not a true statement of faith.
35. If given a choice you would join?
A Monastic community.
A social club.
A society for the spreading of the Gospel.
All of the above.
36. We follow the teachings of:
The Bible alone.
The first seven Ecumenical Church counsels together with the Bible.
Scripture Reason and Tradition.
All things in the light of reason and the latest Biblical criticism.
37. God is:
The Holy Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God: in three persons. Co-equal, Co-eternal, and co-existant throughout all eternity.
Found in service to one's neighbor.
a subject I try not to talk about so I don't have to argue about my beliefs
38. If given your choice in reading materials: what would you choose to read?
The Church Fathers.
The Bible.
The writings of the reformers.
None of the above
All of the above
39. You receive communion?
In your hand.
In you mouth alone.
Whatever I feel like.
I'm not picky
40. What is the proper form of Baptism?
In the Name of the Holy Trinity with water.
In Jesus Name, with water.
It doesn't really matter either way.
41. Confirmation is:
A public profession of Jesus as Lord and Savior. A right of the church designed to give those baptized as infants a chance to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.
The Sacrament by which our holy Mother, the Church receives us in to full communion with herself. It is the Sacrament which give the right to receive the Holy Communion, and strengthens with the Holy Spirit.
The Sacramental completion of Baptism.
Just more hogwash from an overbearing man made institution. More regulations that we don't need.
42. How many services comprise the complete recitation of the Daily office of the Church?
Morning and Evening prayer
Morning, Noonday, Evening prayer; and Compline.
I don't say that boring service. I don't want to feel preasured in to being so holy.
Morning or Evening prayer.

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