The Diocese of Durham

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson

Published in print May 1983 | ISBN: 9780198264453
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191682711 | DOI:
The Diocese of Durham

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This chapter examines the career of Hensley Henson as Bishop of Durham. It explains that in his first few years at Durham, Henson lost his doubtful reputation and that he was elected and consecrated after a national storm against his modernism. It also contends that Henson was the first bishop in all of history to make a diocesan magazine bought in other parts of England.

Keywords: Hensley Henson; Bishop of Durham; modernism; diocesan magazine; consecration

Chapter.  13083 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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