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Son of His Younger Brother—Great on School Board Work—Manchester Protestants protest against Ritualistic Tendencies—Dean stands Firm—Church and Labour—Unyielding though Friendly Attitude towards Dissenters—Thomas de la Warre's Contribution to the Church in Lancashire—The Brothers Maclure and the Restoration of “Th' Owd Collegiate Church”—Establishment of the New Diocese—Insufficient Clergy to cope with Work—Dealing with the Hebrews—Urgent Need of Sub-division and more Diocesan Bishops

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CHAPTER V

PREBENDARY HENRY ELLIOTT FOX, M.A.

Hon. Secretary, Church Missionary Society

SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE WORLD

Origin of C.M.S.—Call to the World—Its Democratic Government—Past and Present Secretaries—Mr Fox and Bishop Tucker, of Uganda—Management of C.M.S. and S.P.G. compared—Enormous Expansion of the Work—India—Africa—China—Egypt—Building-up Native Churches in India and Africa—Lord Kitchener and Missionary Enterprise in Egypt—Generals, like Doctors, differ—Egypt controlled Contrary to Gordon's Idea—Insufficiency of Income

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CHAPTER VI

THE REV. GEORGE BAYFIELD ROBERTS

Vicar of Elmstone, and Chairman of the Canon Law Committee of the E.C.U.

THE ENGLISH CHURCH UNION AND ITS STORY

Childhood's Associations with Musical Celebrities—Musical Bent descends from Father to Son—Inhibited by Mr D'Oyly Carte from conducting Savoy Operas—A Gift from the Emperor of Germany—Active in the Literary World—Effect of the Educational Policy of the Liberal Party on Churchmen—Mid-Century Efforts to restore Catholic Doctrine and Discipline—Break-up of Coalition of Churchmen in Defence of Church Education—E.C.U. established in 1860—Aims and Objects, Growth and Government—No Party Shibboleths—Laity hold more Advanced Views than Clergy—Dr Pusey and the Union—Position of Privy Council on Church Matters—Delivering the Death-blow to Rampant Erastianism—About Catholic Ceremonial and Incense—Athanasian Creed saved at Remarkable Meeting—Why Bishops quit the E.C.U.—Bishop Gore's Case—Bishop of Lincoln remains—Spread of the Movement in America—Important Questions for the Future

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