Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War: The Diaries of a World War One Bishop

Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War: The Diaries of a World War One Bishop

by G. R. Evans

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ISBN-13: 9780745956558
Publisher: Lion Hudson
Publication date: 08/20/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

GR Evans lectures in history in the University of Cambridge. Her books include works on Anselm, Augustine, Gregory the Great and Bernard of Clairvaux.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 8

Preface 9

Section 1 The Man and the Job

Chapter 1 Beginnings 13

Chapter 2 Parish Priest and Married Man 26

Chapter 3 New Directions 40

Chapter 4 Passions and Preferment 60

Chapter 5 What is a Bishop For? 69

Chapter 6 A Hard Act to Follow 79

Section 2 Learning to Be a Bishop

Chapter 7 Enthronement and Getting Started 91

Chapter 8 Diocesan Business 102

Chapter 9 Overwork and its Consequences 122

Chapter 10 Return to the Fray 128

Chapter 11 Settling into Harness: The Pre-war Years 146

Chapter 12 The Last Year of Peace and the Run-up to War 159

Section 3 Being a Bishop in Wartime

Chapter 13 War Breaks Out 179

Chapter 14 Not Over by Christmas 197

Chapter 15 Army Chaplains and Conscientious Objectors 217

Chapter 16 National Mission 230

Chapter 17 The Loss of a Son 244

Chapter 18 Looking to a Post-war World 269

Chapter 79 Conclusion: The End of the War and the End of a Life 288

Timeline 294

Further Background to the Story

Lincoln High School for Girls and Lucie Savill 295

Henry Scott Holland, Hasting; Rashdall and the Christian Social Union 296

Nursing: Vera Brittain, Daisy Dobbs and the VADs 299

The Bloomshury set tries not to go to war 303

Women's suffrage: The key issues 307

Edith Picton-Turvill and the ordination of women 308

Canon Foster and the Lincoln Record Society 310

More About Some of the Characters

Hugh Stowell Brown 313

Will Crooks 314

Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1903-28 314

Charles Gore 314

Margaret Haig 315

John Edward Hine 317

A. S. Duncan-Jones 317

Leifchild Leif Jones 318

Ronnie Knox 318

Hastings Rashdall 315

Maude Royden 321

Frederick Tryon 321

Archdeacon Wakeford 322

Places to Visit 323

Further Reading 326

Index 329

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