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Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Graham Neville

Abstract

Historians of the Christian Social movement in the Church of England during the 19th and early 20th centuries have paid little attention to its relation to the Liberal Party. But from about 1886 to 1918 there were some socially concerned churchmen who firmly supported the Liberal Party in its new role as an agency of social reform and tried to exercise influence as a group, taking Henry Scott Holland as leader and inspirer. Edward Lee Hicks, who succeeded Edward King as bishop of Lincoln in 1910, was a distinctive churchman associated with this group. He was an outstanding classical scholar wh ... More

Keywords: Christian Social movement, Church of England, Liberal Party, social reform, Henry Scott Holland, Edward Lee Hicks, Edward King, bishop of Lincoln, John Ruskin, C. P. Scott

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198269779
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Graham Neville, author