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Douglas A. Lorimer

, despite his ambivalent defence of monogenesis, his impatience with theology, and his criticism of humanitarian causes, the Church Missionary Society commissioned him to contribute to a new edition of the Church Missionary Atlas. The essay, reprinted in The Church Missionary Intelligencer in 1894, made some concessions to its sponsors. Keane affirmed, citing Professor W. H

in Science, race relations and resistance
Chanel Clarke

, Victoria. At the Queen’s expense, Hariata and her husband, Hare Pomare, left Jenkins’s party and went to stay with Elizabeth Colenso in Tottenham to prepare for the birth of the baby. Elizabeth was the daughter of a Church Missionary Society (CMS) lay missionary and had grown up in New Zealand, becoming fluent in the Māori language. She married the CMS mission printer William

in Mistress of everything
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The Church of England, migration and the British world
Joseph Hardwick

ethnic diversity: clergy were recruited from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and both evangelical and high church missionary societies encouraged non-English communities to provided funds towards the expansion of the Church. The colonial Church’s ethnic variety led one Irish-born Australian cleric to describe the colonial Church as a ‘British Church’. 57 Given this, and the interest that many

in An Anglican British World
Uyilawa Usuanlele

Kingston [Canada], 1999), p. 399. Sir Hanns Vischer, 1876–1945, was born in Basel, Switzerland of Evangelical Christian parentage and studied languages in higher institutions in England. He joined the Anglican Church Missionary Society group and came to Nigeria in 1900 as a lay missionary. He left the Mission in 1902 and joined the British colonial administration

in Developing Africa
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Looking beyond the state
Anna Greenwood

. In Chapter Two Yolana Pringle deals with relations between government and missionary medical services, covering some of the active collaborations that existed between the Church Missionary Society and the Uganda Colonial Medical Service before 1940. Working with the missions was a pragmatic means of filling a gap in state provision while serving the purposes of the missionaries themselves, as it provided an

in Beyond the state
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Gareth Atkins

fellow-­worker in Hildebrand; the austerities of Benedict, the intolerance of Dominic, will find their counterpart at Geneva and in Massachusetts; the missionary zeal of the Arian Ulfilas, of the Jesuit Xavier, and of the Protestant Schwarz will be seen to flow from the same source.67 One did not have to be an out-­and-­out liberal to view Catholic figures in a favourable light. Stephen was one example of this; but it was no coincidence that in 1862 another second-­generation Claphamite, the General Secretary of the Church Missionary Society Henry Venn (1796

in Making and remaking saints in nineteenth-century Britain
Roshan Allpress

Ibid., p. 17. 23 John Scott, The Duty and Advantage of Remembering Deceased Ministers (London: Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1858), pp. 5, 23, 27. 24 Ibid., p. 15. 25 Ibid., p. 17. 26 Thomas Scott, Duty, p. 23. 27 Bob Tennant identifies early examples of this trope of living martyrdom in Church Missionary Society anniversary sermons in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760–1870 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp.  132–4. Contra Tennant, however, this rhetoric was not merely about psychological impact

in Making and remaking saints in nineteenth-century Britain
Deborah Wilson

bequeathed a legacy to the Church Missionary Society, whose activities included ‘sending the gospel to those who are still in heathen darkness’.46 The contributions made to charitable causes by these women offers us some insight into their personal religion and morality. For Elizabeth Alexander and the Boyle sisters, religion and charity played an integral part in their social life. The rental of pews by a ‘Lady Boyle’ illustrated the integration of wealth, status and church attendance.47 In their concern for the local ‘deserving’ poor, and the promotion of temperance and

in Women, marriage and property in wealthy landed families in Ireland, 1750–1850
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Henry A. McGhie

Godman all collected Central and South American birds. Henry Gurney of Norwich formed a collection of 5,000 birds of prey; Howard Saunders concentrated on collecting gulls and terns, and Edmund Harting collected waders. Henry Tristram had varied tastes; he collected specimens from around the world from contacts he had in the Church Missionary Society, of which he was a governor. Lord Lilford kept live birds at his family pile in Northamptonshire, including pelicans, birds of prey and cranes in aviaries, and free-flying vultures (Drewitt, 1900; Trevor-Battye, 1903

in Henry Dresser and Victorian ornithology
The view from Lambeth
Sarah Stockwell

. 100 J. Clark, ‘CMS and Mission in Britain: The Evolution of a Policy’, in K. Ward and B. Stanley (eds), The Church Missionary Society and World Christianity 1799–1999 (Grand Rapids, Michigan and Cambridge: Eerdmans, 2000), pp. 319–343. 101

in The break-up of Greater Britain