Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction Between Church and StateRevised Edition
Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction Between Church and StateRevised Edition  -     By: Owen Chadwick
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Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction Between Church and StateRevised Edition

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 350
Vendor: Canterbury Press
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.73 (inches)
ISBN: 1853110868
ISBN-13: 9781853110863

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This is a study of Church and Society between the two World Wars as seen through the eyes of an able, caustic, individualist churchman. Herbert Hensley Henson held strong opinions on all subjects. He was the critic, on moral grounds, of the behaviour of the trade unions. He came into fierce controversy with the miners' national leaders. He strenuously defended the establishment of the Church of England, and then, because the House of Commons behaved badly over the Prayer Book, became its most vocal assailant. He stood for the right of Christians to profess their faith while remaining agnostic about miracles. He helped the Church to accept more modern attitudes to divorce. At times he was the most unpopular person among the Churches. But by courage he won a rueful respect, and by compassion he won from some a smiling admiration.

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