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The lead the C of E declined to follow

Bernard Palmer reads the full tale of two Birmingham colleges

The Latter Glory of This House: A history of two Christian Commonwealths in modern Britain, 1828-1890
Andrew Chandler
DLT £18.99
(978-1-232-53042-8)

TWO ecumenical endeavours came to a head in England at the end of the 1960s. One of them, the Anglican-Methodist reunion scheme, failed to achieve a large enough majority vote when it came before the Church of England's Church Assembly in July 1969. The other, the proposal ...

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