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Apostle to the wilderness : Bishop John Medley and the evolution of the Anglican Church

Author: Barry Craig
Publisher: Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bishop John Medley was associated with a revolutionary group, the Oxford Movement (also called the Tractarians), in the Church of England that sought to return the church to its primitive and Catholic heritage. Part of this revolution was a rejection of the comfortable relationship between Church and State that had existed since the end of the seventeenth century. Equally suspect because of their perceived Roman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: John Medley; John Medley; John Medley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Craig
ISBN: 0838640850 9780838640852
OCLC Number: 59147928
Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Medley's life : the early years --
John Fredericton : missionary to the wilderness --
Medley's intellectual context --
Medley the ecclesiologist --
The sacraments and ritualism --
Authority and church government.
Responsibility: Barry L. Craig.
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Describes the life and work of John Medley, the first member of the Oxford Movement to be consecrated bishop. In a politically and ecclesiastically dangerous move, W. E. Gladstone, future Prime  Read more...

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