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The social expectations of Anglican clergy in England and Australia, 1850-1910

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In the early nineteenth century, the ideal type of Anglican parish clergyman was a member of a gentlemanly profession. Although he had few formal duties, he exercised a benevolent influence in a small, deferential community. His liberal education, independent income and ample leisure enabled him to pursue scholarly hobbies. In every English village, he was a light of civilization. The parson was spiritual half-brother of the squire, and the Church as a whole was closely identified with th...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Theology
Publication date:
1988
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323886
URN:
uuid:52828db5-d273-41db-8516-c873e1e7a91a
Local pid:
td:602323886
Language:
English
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