Eighteenth-century clerics weren’t all bad
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 @ 00:00
From Canon Sally Brush
Sir, — I would like to put another view of the 18th-century clergy from Professor Norma Clarke’s (“Age of wit and hypocrisy”, Features, 29 February), having recently completed a Ph.D. based on church records during this period in North Wales.
There were certainly some “rogue” clergy, but the majority were faithful pastors taking regular services on Sundays and festivals, ...
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