Chapter

The Ecclesiastical Edifice

PETER HINCHLIFF

in Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury

Published in print January 1998 | ISBN: 9780198263869
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682667 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263869.003.0008
The Ecclesiastical                         Edifice

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This chapter focuses on Temple’s role as Bishop of London. During this time he began to shift his allegiance, claiming to be ‘true’ Liberal rather than a supporter of the Liberal party. He held regular monthly sessions with his suffragans and archdeacons. He was capable of pointedly ignoring what he believed were silly or inopportune expressions of opinion but seldom allowed himself to repress honest debate. He frequently used the diocesean conference as a vehicle for expressing his own theology.

Keywords: Frederick Temple; bishop; London

Chapter.  8739 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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