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Radical ChurchmanEdward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism$
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Graham Neville

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198269779

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.001.0001

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Critical Scholarship and Social Concern

Critical Scholarship and Social Concern

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(p.42) 3 Critical Scholarship and Social Concern
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Radical Churchman
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Graham Neville

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0003

This chapter discusses the two issues debated upon at Oxford regarding the church's place in the university and the university's role in society. It also discusses the two other issues of great moment for English religion, which were beginning to take a salient place in intellectual life during Hicks's time at the university; the development of methods of historical study, with all they implied for the understanding of Christian origins, and the developing social conscience among the middle and upper classes. It describes Hicks's work with Charles Newton and his friendship with Ruskin. It notes that the scientific spirit of the age expressed itself within historical studies in a fresh examination of known facts and documents, and archaeology began to reveal fresh evidence bearing on the history and religion of cultures which contributed to western civilization. It further notes that that development inevitably affected biblical and theological studies.

Keywords:   Oxford, English religion, methods of historical study, Christian origins, social conscience, Charles Newton, Ruskin, archaeology, western civilization, biblical and theological studies

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