A History of the English Church Volume 8

A History of the English Church Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...to them. Coleridge and Maurice believed themselves to be orthodox and conservative; Milman and Mark Pattison knew that limits could not be set to inquiry, and believed that their duty was to look forward, not back. Such thinkers approach problems of faith from different points of view and in a different spirit; but their paths converge, and the upholder of Biblical or ecclesiastical authority instinctively knows them for his enemies. What is called a Movement is commonly the gathering up of ideas floating in many minds by some powerful interpreter, who gives them expression, whether or not he possesses the intellectual and moral qualities which make a party leader. Side by side with the ideas which led to the Reform Bill were other ideas which may be called reactionary or reconstructive. Both these tendencies were working at Oxford in Liberal the years preceding the Reform Bill, and their time tendencies bore fruit of two kinds, the tractarian movement and at ford, the liberal movement, of which two movements Newman and Arnold are the prominent figures. Cambridge was less prominent than Oxford, less alert and active. But at Cambridge as well as at Oxford at this time there was much intellectual activity, especially in Cambridge Trinity, of which college Thirlwall was one of the refTMelS'., Thirlwall, tutors, Thompson, afterwards Master, another, and thompson, Julius Hare and Adam Sedgwick, the famousetc-a, collegegeologist, fellows. Sterling, Maurice, Archbishop Trench, Tennyson, John Kemble, Charles Buller, Monckton Milnes, and their associates, that company of brilliant young men who called themselves or were called the 'Apostles, ' held the Liberal faith and illustrated it by their genius. The air was full of promise. There seemed no end to...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236592298
  • 9781236592293