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By John S. Peart-Binns

ISBN-10: 0718893026

ISBN-13: 9780718893026

John S. Peart-Binns brings us a clean and specific view of Herbert Hensley Henson, the eighty-sixth Bishop of Durham, who's proven right here to have shaped his personal personality and solid his personal method amidst the chaos of the moving and unpopular labour legislation, international Wars, the abdication main issue of the 20 th century and the misconceptions of these round him.

Hensley Henson was once an outspoken controversialist who by no means feared to claim his opinion. Peart-Binns is going past the conventional notions of biography - Hensley Henson's complicated early life; schooling at Oxford; his ministry at Ilford and Barking, Canon of Westminster and Bishop of Durham - and withal presents a wealthy mental perception into the character of the indefatigable and quick-witted although sharp-tongued determine. this attitude illuminates the Bishop's frequently neglected theological ideas and political opinions. The furore surrounding his appointment as Bishop of Hereford is analysed and his volte face from a powerful bulwark of the institution to trenchant suggest of Disestablishment is evaluated. Hensley Henson emerges essentially differing from the popular photograph now we have of him, which might be present in novels, newspapers and magazines of the time, and in his personal autobiography. Peart-Binns presents an everlasting and deserved area of interest for him within the heritage of the Church.

Herbert Hensley Henson: A Biography examines the lifestyles and occasions of this charismatic and astute personality of the 20 th century. This paintings will tell these attracted to the 20 th century, and pleasure any who're intrigued through Hensley Henson's indomitable spirit.

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