That this Synod record its high privilege in and deep appreciation of the visit of His Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England. We tender to the present holder of the Mother See of our Anglican Communion, a Prelate no less illustrious than any of his predecessors, a man of full humanity, deep piety, and clear vision, one who in a few short days has endeared himself to all by his charming personality and generous friendship, our sincerest thanks for his inspiring sermon and other addresses; and further ensure him of our enduring memory of the practical help, unstintingly supplied at great sacrifice during centuries, by the Church of England, and pledge ourselves, by the Grace of God, to be proud of and ever true to our heritage. CARRIED unanimously in both Houses.
"First published in 2002 by SCM Press. This paperback edition published in 2003". -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"The purpose of this book is twofold. It provides brief portraits of forty-eight bishops who were in office from about the time of the 1832 Reform Bill, when the Church of England as well as the nation as a whole entered a period of continuous change, until the final years of the twentieth century." -- Intro., p. .
Beeson "ends by asking why such able and interesting bishops are now in short supply and wonders whether the hectically busy managerial role assumed by the bishops of the new millennium represents a betrayal of the Episcopal office and a consequent weakening of the Church's witness in an incredibly secularized society. Looking not far ahead, the likely impact of women bishops is also discussed". -- back cover.
Contents: Acknowledgements / TB -- Introduction -- The aristocrats and the courtiers -- The scholars -- The statesmen -- The prophets -- The pastors -- The controversialists -- The headmasters -- The church reformers -- The social reformers -- The missionaries -- The evangelists -- The odd men out -- The pioneers : looking ahead -- Bibliography -- Index.
OTCH Note: The bishops described are in order of discussion: Edward Stuart Talbot, William Cecil, Charles Sumner, Cosmo Gordon Lang, Robin Woods, Connop Thirlwall, Joseph Barber Lightfoot, Mandell Creighton, Kenneth Kirk, Ian Ramsey, Archibald Campbell Tait, Randall Davidson, William Temple, George Bell, John Percival, Edward Lee Hicks, John A.T. Robinson, E.R. (Ted) Wickham, Edward King, William Walsham How, Edward Woods, Launcelot Fleming, Herbert Hensley Henson, Ernest William Barnes, Frederick Temple, George Ridding, Neville Gorton, Geoffrey Fisher, Edward Stanley, Charles James Blomfield, Samuel Wilberforce, Leslie Hunter, James Fraser, Brooke Foss Westcott, Charles Gore, George Augustus Selwyn, John William Colenso, Charles Mackenzie, Frank Weston, Joost de Blank, Arthur Foley Winnington-Ingram, Walter Carey, Christopher Chavasse, Cuthbert Bardsley, Henry Phillpotts, T.B. Strong, Mervyn Stockwood and Douglas Feaver.
"[W]ith a new introduction and additional chapters by Adrian Hastings".
"Mowbray. A Cassell imprint" -- t.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bibliography: pp. 580-589.
Third edition includes new biographies: Michael Ramsey, Donald Coggan, Robert Runcie and George Carey.
"The publishers and Edward Carpenter invited me to update his fine book for the centenary celebrations of the arrival of St. Augustine at Canterbury in 597. I was delighted to accept, but the time available was very short; so we agreed that there should be no alterations in his text, as completed in 1971, even though in some cases things would naturally not be written in quite the same way today. Only the final chapter, 'Quo Vadis, Cantuar ?', has been omitted .... [Carpenter's text] remains an invaluable guide to a remarkable history. To it I have added an introduction and two final chapters spanning the years from 1961 to 1997, as well as a short additional bibliography." -- Preface to Third Edition.
Contents: Foreword by the Archbishop of Canterbury to the new edition of Cantuar / George Cantuar i.e. Carey -- List of Illustrations -- Preface dated June !971 / Edward Carpenter with postscript "I am further indebted to Mowbrays for prompting and undertaking this new edition." dated March 1988 / E.C. -- Preface to Third Edition dated Leeds, February 1997 / Adrian Hastings -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part I: Anglo-Saxon England: the formative years -- Part II: The Medieval Archbishop -- Part III: Reformation; Royal Supremacy; the Elizabethan Settlement -- Part IV: Kingly Favour; Suppression; Restoration -- Part V: 'The benign and comfortable air of liberty and toleration' -- Part VI: Reform; Revival; Secularism -- Part VII: War; Winds of Change; Ecumenicity -- Part VIII: The Challenges of Modernity -- Source Notes -- Selected Printed Bibliography -- List of Archbishops of Canterbury -- Index.
"Roger Lloyd, Sub-Dean of Winchester, author of a considerable number of books, and a contributor to the 'Church Times' over many years, died only a few weeks before this book was due to appear. Its deeply personal view now stands as a fitting memorial to a man whose devotion to the Church of England was clear from all he said and died. First published as 'The Church of England in the Twentieth Century' in 1946, in a two-volume edition, it now appears in a completely revised form, brought down to the present day". -- front dust jacket blurb.
Contents divided into three main parts: Part One: 1900-1919 -- Part Two: 1919-1939 -- Part Three: 1939-1965.
Contents: Preface dated All Souls' Day [2 November] 1965 / Roger Lloyd -- The Divine Society -- The Victorian Legacy -- The Field of Battle: 1900-1914 -- The Anglican Array -- New Testament Criticism and the Doctrinal Crisis -- The Anglo-Catholic Movement -- The Church and the People: 1900-1914 -- Three Handmaids of the Church -- 1910: The Significant Year -- The Church in the First World War: 1914-1919 -- The Waste Land after the War -- In the Sphere of Doctrine -- The Results of Theological Principle in the Daily Life of the Church -- The Church of England and the Social Order -- The Church and Housing -- The Parochial Clergy -- Ministries Ancient and Modern -- The Witness of the Cathedrals -- The Search for Christian Unity -- Missions and the Christian Community -- The Nondescript Years -- A New Archbishop in a New World -- A Year of Anglican Stocktaking -- The Church in South Africa -- The English Parish and the Kingdom of God -- The Reconciling Church -- The New Specialized Ministries -- The Ministry of the Cathedral -- One Mission to One World -- An Explosion of Doctrine -- Epilogue: The Bubbling Cauldron -- Index.
Colophon: Printed in Great Britain by Western Printing Services Ltd. Bristol.
The Primate read a letter received from the Archbishop of Canterbury, the text of which follows:
"My Dear Bishop,
Herewith a brief message.
I send my warmest greetings to the House of Bishops and to the General Synod of the Church in Canada, meeting at London, Ontario. It was my great privilege to be present at the General Convention of 1946 in Winnipeg, and I entertain joyful and many memories of that occasion. I write now from Boston, Mass., almost on your doorstep. How I wish I could have accepted the invitation to come over to you. But it was absolutely necessary that I should keep my visit to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church really free and restful - until the last three days before my return when I take part in his General Convention.
All being well, the Anglican Congress of 1954 will bring me once more to your borders and I sincerely hope that I may, after the Congress, be able to visit those Dioceses of Canada which I could not reach in 1946.
The Anglican Communion possesses the love and loyalty of us all. It has, I believe, a special and vitally important part to play, an essential part, in the true presentation of Christ's religion to the world. This trust our Lord lays upon us. It is our joy and our responsibility as fellow workers in that faith. I greet you all and pray that God will enable you to fulfill your part in the working out of his grand purpose of redemption.
I greet you all, and especially the Bishops who shared with me in the friendship and fellowship of Lambeth, 1948. God's blessing be upon you.
Yours sincerely, Geoffrey Cantaur."
That a suitable reply be sent by the Synod through the Primate to the Archbishop of Canterbury, acknowledging his gracious message. CARRIED in both Houses.
"Geoffrey Chapman. A Cassell imprint". -- verso of t.-p.
"Copyright William Purdy 1996. First published 1996". -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bibliography: pp. 273-282
"This book recounts the history of [Anglican-Roman Catholic] discussions from the privileged standpoint of an insider; Monsignor William Purdy was one of the two joint secretaries of ARCIC almost from its origins until the publication in 1981 of its 'Final Report'. William Purdy (1911-1994) served the Vatican for many years as a member of the Secretariat for Christian Unity, and this book is being published with the Secretariat's support. It not only examines the theology which lay behind the conversations, but is enlivened with personal anecdotes and character sketches of the churchmen from both sides of the denominational divide who took part in them". -- back cover.
Contents: William Purdy: an appreciation / Henry Chadwick -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Setting the scene --Part I -- Conversations -- Conversations II -- Archbishop Fisher's visit to John XXIII -- The Fisher visit II -- Ecumenical lines cross -- Further English conversations -- Part II -- Preparations for the Second Vatican Council -- First session: death of John XXIII -- Second session: Decree on Ecumenism -- The Council's last phase -- Part III -- Archbishop Ramsey's visit to Rome -- Anglican-Roman Catholic Joint Preparatory Commission -- Lambeth Conference 1968 -- The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission -- ARCIC at Windsor I -- Cardinal Willebrands in England -- Windsor Meeting II: the Eucharist -- Ministry -- Authority I: Venice -- Archbishop Coggan in Rome -- Lambeth Conference 1978: Authority II -- The Pope in Great Britain -- Reactions to the ARCIC Final Report -- Marriage -- The ordination of women priests -- What now ? -- Bibliography -- Index.