Church Quarterly Review Volume 93

Church Quarterly Review Volume 93

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... was Christ and the Creeds; the purpose being to consider the traditional Christology of the Church in the light of modern knowledge and thought, and as a particular point, the question in what way and to what extent the traditional creeds should be used in the Church. All the papers read at this conference have been published in a number of The Modern Churchman. Before we begin the discussion of these papers there are two preliminary points on which we should like to dwell for a moment or two. The Conference was designedly intended not only for discussion but also for propaganda, and reports of its meetings appeared in the public papers. These reports whether by intent or design confined themselves almost entirely to selecting the most precarious and hazardous things said by each speaker, putting them down apart from their context, and thus giving a very misleading impression of what was said or of the purpose with VOL. XCIII.--NO. CLXXXVI. P which the Conference was undertaken. As a result a violent newspaper controversy arose, and unrestrained and unintelligent attacks were made upon the writers in the supposed interests of Christian orthodoxy. There was something very curious about the whole controversy which suggests that it was by no means spontaneous but was definitely organized. In all the provincial papers letters very similar in character and most misleading appeared, and the writers were misrepresented in exactly the same way in many different places. For example, it was confidently said that the Dean of Carlisle had stated not merely that Jesus was truly man, but that He was therefore not God. It is certainly very remarkable that such an unjust misrepresentation should have appeared simultaneously in many places. At the time...
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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123673761X
  • 9781236737618