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Episcopal polity: Quiz


Question 1: Churches that are members of the ________ are episcopal churches in polity, and some are named "Episcopal." However, some churches that self-identify as Anglican do not belong to the Anglican Communion, and not all episcopally-governed churches are Anglican.
Anglican CommunionEpiscopal Church (United States)AnglicanismCatholicism

Question 2: For some, Episcopal churches are churches that use a hierarchy of bishops that regard themselves as being in an unbroken, personal ________.
Orthodox ChurchCatholic ChurchRestorationism (Christian primitivism)Apostolic succession

Question 3: This authority given by Christ to Peter and the apostles is transmitted from one generation to the next by the power of the ________, through the laying on of hands, from the Apostles to the bishops, and from bishops to priests and deacons, in unbroken succession.
JesusApostle (Christian)New TestamentHoly Spirit

Question 4: The Reformed Church of Hungary, and the ________ in mainland Europe may sometimes be called "episcopal".
LutheranismSacramental unionApostles' CreedProtestant Reformation

Question 5: For example, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints an LDS bishop occupies the office that in an ________ church would be occupied by a priest.
AnglicanismEpiscopal Church (United States)Ecumenical councilCatholicism

Question 6: Trinity (Father, Son, ________)
Theology • Doctrine
Thirty-Nine Articles
Caroline Divines
Oxford Movement
Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral
Sacraments • Mary • Saints
New TestamentHoly SpiritGospelApostle (Christian)

Question 7: Functionally, Anglican episcopal authority is expressed ________, although individual provinces may accord their primate with more or less authority to act independently.

Question 8: Both the Greek and Coptic Orthodox churches have a bishop in Alexandria, both of whom trace their ________ back to the Apostle Mark.
Apostolic successionRestorationism (Christian primitivism)Catholic ChurchPope

Question 9: These gatherings, subject to presidency by higher ranking bishops, may govern the judicatory which are represented in the council, though the ________ or council may also be purely advisory.
ChristianitySynodAnglicanismCatholic Church

Question 10: The Catholic Church has an episcopate, with the Pope, who is the ________ of Rome, at the top.


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