Church and State

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson

Published in print May 1983 | ISBN: 9780198264453
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682711 | DOI:
Church and State

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This chapter examines Hensley Henson's thoughts about the relation between church and state. It explains that for the first sixty-five years of his life Henson was an advocate of the establishment of the Church of England. However, the events of the year 1900 changed his beliefs. It explains that the change in Henson's doctrine of church and state prompted him to think again of the spiritual nature of the Church.

Keywords: Hensley Henson; state; Church of England; establishment; doctrine

Chapter.  14387 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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