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Angela Burdett Coutts

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — Christianity.

(1814–1906),

heiress and philanthropist. She inherited her wealth from Thomas Coutts, the banker. Her benefactions to the C of E included the building and endowment of a number of...

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CMS

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — Religion.

The ‘Church Mission Society’, founded in 1799, was the first C of E society to send missionaries to the indigenous populations of Africa and Asia. Its theology has always been Evangelical.

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curate

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — Christianity.

Properly, an ordained person who has the care (‘cure’) of a parish, i.e. in England a rector or vicar. Such a cleric is also known as the ‘incumbent’. Incumbents are chosen by the ‘patron’...

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Jabez Bunting

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Literary Studies (19th Century).

(1779–1858),

Wesleyan Methodist minister. A native of Manchester, he was received on trial into the Methodist ministry in 1799 and admitted into full connexion in 1803 as minister...

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reception history

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — Biblical Studies.

There is not only a history of composition of texts, there is also a history of how texts have been understood, interpreted, preached, and abused over the centuries in different cultures,...

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William Grimshaw

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Literary Studies (19th Century).

(1708–63),

perpetual curate of Haworth, W. Yorks, from 1742. He invited to his pulpit Methodists and Evangelicals and engaged in itinerant preaching, as well as assisting J....

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