The Planting of the Church; A Compendium of Missionary History, in Two Parts. I, Pre-Reformation Missions and Missionaries

The Planting of the Church; A Compendium of Missionary History, in Two Parts. I, Pre-Reformation Missions and Missionaries

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...Cedd, progress Northumbrians, with Diuma, an Irishman, of Celtic missions may nexf-fog s3l fa haye aft fg A. B. C. and D. of Celtic missions in Mercia, (653 A. D.) Cedd went further and revived the Roman missions in Essex. It is difficult in so short a space to do more than mention the names of the Celtic enthusiasts who conquered England for Christ. Peada in Middle Anglia; Ceollach, Finan, and Trumhere at Litchfield; Ithama in Paulinus's old see of Rochester; Thomas and Colman, all have their work and their success. And then greatest of all, we meet SS. Chad and Cuthbert. Self-denying, traveling on foot from village to village, unwearying in private devotion, in prayers and journeyings, their story reads like a chapter on S. Paul in the book of Acts. But we must turn to the Gallican element. The Galilean Church We have already spoken of Luidhardin the the conse EnHh' train of Queen Bertha. It should also be uis op- notice(i that Augustine himself had gone to Arles for orders, not to Rome. There came also to East Anglia a Bishop named Felix, (it is interesting to notice how nearly all the misoaliicln sionaries to the English are Bishops!) who FeLbsnary after the Gallican fashion, established a school at Dunwich in Suffolk. Here he was joined and his work continued by Forsey and four others from Ireland. The work of the Gallican Church was not only in sending missionaries but in establishing the Roman usage in regard to Easter. It was the training of Wilfrid of Northumbria for three years at Lyons, which convinced him of the importance of universal conformity to the general rule. On his return Oswy the King called a conference to meet at Whitby, where Abbess Hilda had charge of the famous house of Canida Casa. Bishops of the Celtic Church...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236604842