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Religion and freemasonry
John M. MacKenzie

decoration which came to include images of local flora and fauna. It should also be remembered that they would often have been built by indigenous craftsmen and labourers (for example in New Zealand and in India), who inevitably left their marks on their work, both literally and figuratively, as in the Middle Ages. Another example of a church transformed into a cathedral is in Sierra Leone. There the Gothic St George’s Church had been built between 1817 and 1828 for the Church Missionary Society with funds provided by the government (reflecting Sierra Leone’s role as a

in The British Empire through buildings
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The veil as technology of illumination
Niharika Dinkar

Jones’ relying upon his authoritative scholarship adapting them into popular histories of India. His writings were in fact widely embraced, as evidenced by the fact that Samuel Taylor Coleridge Four acts of seeing copied a passage from Maurice’s accounts of the icy caves of Kashmir (probably Amarnath) from History of Hindostan for his definitive Romantic poem, Kubla Khan (1816).70 Bacon himself was a devout Christian and founding member of the Eclectic Society (later the Church Missionary Society) who likely sympathised with Maurice’s views about Orientalist

in Empires of light

committee including Ethelstone and two other fellows. Perhaps this replaced Ethelstone’s proposed society. 229 A similar division between high church and evangelical can be seen in overseas missions. A petition to Parliament in 1813 to open India to missions attracted 4,000 signatures, including Anglicans, Dissenters, and Methodists. 230 In 1815, a local auxiliary of the Church Missionary Society (CMS), an evangelical Anglican agency, was founded and in the same year a branch of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary

in Manchester Cathedral