Yesterday's Radicals A Study of the Affinity between Unitarianism and Broad Church Anglicanism in the Nineteenth Century

by D. G. Wigmore-Beddoes

Yesterday's Radicals A Study of the Affinity between Unitarianism and Broad Church Anglicanism in the Nineteenth Century Synopsis

Defining yesterday's radicals as 19th-century Anglican Broad Churchmen and Unitarians, this text shows how they influenced each other over issues such as biblical criticism and inspiration. It shows the affinity between them, as they tried to grapple with the problems of their day. The author takes the reader through the ramifications and complexities of biblical criticism, and discusses the answers given to the problems of biblical inspiration, miracles and other subjects. He shows how Unitarians and Broad Churchmen influenced each other, and reveals that much which is now taken for granted in enlightened theological circles was developed by yesterday's radicals. The study was awarded the Earl Morse Wilbur Prize for Historical Research.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780227170595
Publication date: 26th June 2003
Author: D. G. Wigmore-Beddoes
Publisher: James Clarke & Co Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 184 pages
Categories: Christian theology,

About D. G. Wigmore-Beddoes

Dennis G Wigmore-Beddoes' academic studies involved three Universities: Birmingham, where he was a University Exhibitioner (highest marks in the Faculty of Arts) and Francis Corder Clayton Scholar; London, where he obtained Distinctions in Hebrew and Greek; and Oxford, where he continued his post-graduate research and other theological studies. After teaching experience at a School of Art and a Public School and several ministries in England, and having become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, he became Minister of The First Presbyterian Church, Belfast, in October 1968. He is Editor of The Modern Free Churchman. Publications: Yesterday's Radicals, 1971 Concerning Jesus (...

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