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Marginal Catholics

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"In recent years many new studies of the Oxford Movement have appeared. Few, however, have sought to examine the subsequent impact of the Movement's ideas and principles, from the Ritualist Movement in the second half of the nineteenth century, through the great Congresses of the 1920s, to the current state of Anglo-Catholicism today. In Marginal Catholics, Ivan Clutterbuck attempts such an examination. Using the considerable knowledge he gained as Secretary of the Church Union, he is able to offer a first hand account of much of the history of this period. His account of the debates over the proposal to unite with the Methodist Church is the first to have been published for some years, whilst his descriptions of Anglo-Catholicism between and during the wars will help to bring to life a forgotten chapter in the Anglican history. His work ends with a survey of the debate over the ordination of women, and the subsequent problems that the decision to ordain women to the priesthood has created for Anglo-Catholics who wish to remain within the church. This new study will appeal to all those who are interested in modern ecclesiastical history, as well as to those who have a specific interest in the Oxford Movement or Anglo-Catholicism. It is written for a general readership, and the book's many personal reminiscences will bring the subject matter alive for an audience who may be unfamiliar with much of this story."

Book in very good condition.

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Author(s):
Clutterbuck, I.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
275
Publisher:
Gracewing

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"In recent years many new studies of the Oxford Movement have appeared. Few, however, have sought to examine the subsequent impact of the Movement's ideas and principles, from the Ritualist Movement in the second half of the nineteenth century, through the great Congresses of the 1920s, to the current state of Anglo-Catholicism today. In Marginal Catholics, Ivan Clutterbuck attempts such an examination. Using the considerable knowledge he gained as Secretary of the Church Union, he is able to offer a first hand account of much of the history of this period. His account of the debates over the proposal to unite with the Methodist Church is the first to have been published for some years, whilst his descriptions of Anglo-Catholicism between and during the wars will help to bring to life a forgotten chapter in the Anglican history. His work ends with a survey of the debate over the ordination of women, and the subsequent problems that the decision to ordain women to the priesthood has created for Anglo-Catholics who wish to remain within the church. This new study will appeal to all those who are interested in modern ecclesiastical history, as well as to those who have a specific interest in the Oxford Movement or Anglo-Catholicism. It is written for a general readership, and the book's many personal reminiscences will bring the subject matter alive for an audience who may be unfamiliar with much of this story."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Clutterbuck, I.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
275
Publisher:
Gracewing

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