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100 years ago

The Secularist will case

100 years ago:  THE decision of Mr Justice Joyce in re Bowman, which we report at length elsewhere, is of considerable historical interest

Bishop on the Western Front

100 years ago:  EVERYONE must rejoice that the Bishop of London [Arthur Foley Winnington-Ingram] has returned from the front safe and sound

Is it schism?

100 years ago: IT IS not for us to judge between the Bishops of Zanzibar [Frank Weston] and of Hereford [John Percival]

Freedom and sobriety

100 years ago: ON MONDAY the Chancellor of the Exchequer was visited by an influential deputation of shipbuilding employers, who urged upon him the necessity of the total prohibition of the sale of intoxicants during the continuance of the war

Clergy struggle on their pay

100 years ago: In normal times £160 could scarcely be considered an adequate stipend even for a celibate priest, still less for a priest who is, as the people generally expect him to be, a married man

Teetotal war

100 years ago:  Sir Edward Clarke invited the clergy to take the pledge to abstain from alcohol during the continuance of the war

Evensong in the dark

100 years ago:  THE Bishop of Lincoln [the Rt Revd Edward Lee Hicks], in offering counsel to his clergy as to preaching and services in war time, urges that care should be taken not to let sermons degenerate into mere recruiting addresses or denunciations of our enemies

Universities feel the pinch

100 years ago: WITH the number of their undergraduates reduced by some 66 per cent., the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge are suffering from severe financial embarrassment

Freed to experiment

50 years ago:  A LANDMARK in the relations between Church and State in England has been reached with the safe passing through Parliament of the Prayer Book (Alternative and Other Services) Measure

The ‘good Churchman’

100 years ago: THE Dean of St Paul's [Dr Inge] appears to be of one mind with "A Liberal Churchman", on whose deliverance we have commented in two recent issues

Prayers for the departed

100 years ago: COMMENTING on the Archbishop of Canterbury's recent directions in regard to prayers for the departed, the Tablet asked what, if the doctrine of Purgatory is denied, there is left to pray for

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