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Ambassadors of Christ

Mark Chapman

Ambassadors of Christ

Mark Chapman

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Ambassadors of Christ commemorates 150 years of theological education in Cuddesdon with a collection of substantial essays. It begins with a discussion by Mark Chapman of the revival of theology and education in the early years of the nineteenth century. This is followed with an essay by Alastair Redfern on Samuel Wilberforce as a pastoral theologian, and a revision by Andrew Atherstone of Owen Chadwick's Centenary History in the light of more recent historical research, bringing the discussion up to the 1880s. For the first time, Ripon Hall, which merged with Cuddesdon in 1975, receives a thorough and detailed historical treatment by Michael Brierley. Mark Chapman then discusses the 1960s under Robert Runcie, and a final chapter by Robert Jeffery deals with the theological and churchmanship issues which emerged from the merger. Two marvellous sermons preached at College Festivals by Michael Ramsey and Owen Chadwick are also reproduced in the appendices. This special commemorative volume will appeal to past and present students as well as specialists in nineteenth and twentieth cemtury church history and all those interested in ministerial education and spiritual formation.

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About "Ambassadors of Christ"

Ambassadors of Christ commemorates 150 years of theological education in Cuddesdon with a collection of substantial essays. It begins with a discussion by Mark Chapman of the revival of theology and education in the early years of the nineteenth century. This is followed with an essay by Alastair Redfern on Samuel Wilberforce as a pastoral theologian, and a revision by Andrew Atherstone of Owen Chadwick's Centenary History in the light of more recent historical research, bringing the discussion up to the 1880s. For the first time, Ripon Hall, which merged with Cuddesdon in 1975, receives a thorough and detailed historical treatment by Michael Brierley. Mark Chapman then discusses the 1960s under Robert Runcie, and a final chapter by Robert Jeffery deals with the theological and churchmanship issues which emerged from the merger. Two marvellous sermons preached at College Festivals by Michael Ramsey and Owen Chadwick are also reproduced in the appendices. This special commemorative volume will appeal to past and present students as well as specialists in nineteenth and twentieth cemtury church history and all those interested in ministerial education and spiritual formation.
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"Ambassadors of Christ commemorates 150 years of theological education in Cuddesdon College, Oxford. Presenting a detailed history of England's most famous theological college, Ambassadors of Christ also contributes to the wider discussion of theological education in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and discusses prospects for the future." "This special commemorative volume will appeal to past and present students as well as specialists in nineteenth and twentieth church history and all those interested in ministerial education and spiritual formation."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Meet the Author

Mark Chapman

Mark Chapman is Vice-Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, and a Reader in Modern Theology at the University of Oxford, UK. He is also Visiting Professor at the Westminster Institute of Education, Oxford Brookes University. He has written widely on modern church history, ethics and theology. His books include Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology (Oxford), The Coming Crisis (Sheffield), Blair's Britain (DLT) and Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford).

Table Of Contents

  • Foreword, Rowan Williams; Preface; Introduction: Living The Truth: Cuddesdon In The History Of Theological Education, Mark D. Chapman; The Founding Of Cuddesdon: Liddon, Ritualism And The Forces Of Reaction, Andrew Atherstone; Wilberforce And Pastoral Theology, Alastair Redfern; Controversy Renewed: Partisan Polemic And The Great Ritualist 'conspiracy', Andrew Atherstone; Ripon Hall, Henry Major And The Shaping Of English Liberal Theology, Michael W. Brierley; The Triumph Of Wit: The Runcie Years, Mark D. Chapman; An Uneasy Alliance: From The Merger To The Present Day, Robert Jeffery; Appendices; Index.

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  • Catalogue Code 254976
  • Product Code 0754637557
  • EAN 9780754637554
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Ashgate-gower Asia Pacific
  • Publication Date May 2004
  • Dimensions 234 x 156 x 14 mm

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