Mervyn Stockwood: A Lonely Life Michael De-la-Noy

ISBN: 9780264674612

Published: September 1st 1997

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270 pages


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Mervyn Stockwood: A Lonely Life  by  Michael De-la-Noy

Mervyn Stockwood: A Lonely Life by Michael De-la-Noy
September 1st 1997 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 270 pages | ISBN: 9780264674612 | 8.54 Mb

Mervyn Stockwood was the most controversial diocesan bishop of his generation. An innovator and enabler, he encouraged far-reaching experiments in Southwark, London, and recruited the most able and energetic clergy ever to enliven a cathedralMoreMervyn Stockwood was the most controversial diocesan bishop of his generation. An innovator and enabler, he encouraged far-reaching experiments in Southwark, London, and recruited the most able and energetic clergy ever to enliven a cathedral chapter. Through a barrage of criticism he supported John Robinson when he published Honest to God- he put into operation the Southwark Ordination Course, which became a blueprint for the the Church of England- he chose as his suffragens men like David Sheppard and Hugh Montefiore, who went on to become household names as diocesan bishops.

A socialist, he was appointed by a Tory Prime Minister- an Anglo-Catholic by upbringing, he was a friend and suppoter of evangelical missioners like Billy Graham and Bryan Green.



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