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Pan-Anglican coming-of-age party

The Pan-Anglican Congress 1908 was a defining moment, says Glyn Paflin

THE 1908 Lambeth Conference was held “in private for common counsel”, as Bishop George Bell relates in his biography of Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury at the time; but another gathering was held to raise the profile (as we should say now) of the Anglican Communion. Thousands went, and it was widely trumpeted — even by the initially sceptical Church Times.

Bell describes it as “an unofficial assembly intended to stir the imagination of the Anglican Communion ...

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Overturning the vested interest

It was Keir Hardie's Christianity that inspired his politics, and his contribution to the Labour movement, says Gordon Brown  Read More

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