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Artist and Apostle by Arthur P. Alfred Robert Tucker was Bishop of Uganda from to One account of his episcopate notes: The number of worshipers rose from 25, in to 52, inand the number of churches from to 1, during the same years.
This book gives a detailed look at the history of the educational, medical and religious work of the American Order of the Holy Cross in Liberia.
This fascinating book about the second Bishop of Nassau is now available online. Venables was a close associate of several Tractarian leaders. This rare biography includes a wealth of anecdotes about the bishop as well as an important look at Anglican life in the West Indies in the late nineteenth century.
The Apostle of the Indians of Guiana: A Memoir of the Life and Labours of the Rev. Brett by the Rev.
He translated the New Testament and Prayer Book into several indigenous languages during his long tenure on the northeast coast of South America. Three interesting engravings are included in the digital version available at the address above.
British Settlers in Argentina: Studies in 19th and 20th Century Emigration This website provides a wealth of information about English and Welsh emigration to Argentina, including Anglican baptismal, confirmation and marriage records and photographs of Anglican churches.
Some text in Spanish. Michael, Barbados by Edward Eliot, B. Eliot delivered these lectures on the duties of the Church of England and its ministers in light of slavery in the West Indies.
His lectures insist on the right of priests to visit slaves on plantations, and he protests against the practice of forcing slaves to work on Sunday.
Eliot also advocates literacy, religious instruction and the encouragement of marriage among the slave population. Slavery was abolished in Barbados in This pamphlet by J.The Canterbury tales was written around and is a collection of tales told by the characters on their way to and back from Canterbury, their pilgrimage destination.
In his prologue, Chaucer introduces all of the characters who are involved in this fictional journey and who will tell the tales. Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; The idea for the poem came as she was travelling to attend a ball.
On her way to the celebration, there was a young woman dressed in black sitting across the aisle from her.
The Iliad is an epic poem in dactylic hexameters, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set in the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of Ilium by a coalition of Greek states, it tells of the battles and e.
Oct 31, · Satire is the form of humor that holds people, or society in general, up for examination, and ridicules the follies revealed. Good satire should offer improving examples or at least make us consider choices we often take for granted. Regrettably, many of the oldest classics such as The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Bible (Well, sections of the Bible, especially the Old Testament) are essentially anonymous works.
For the purposes of this page, "Classical" refers to all writers before the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the fifth century AD. The Venerable Bede, in his monastery at Jarrow, completes his history of the English church and people.