Tag Archives: Names

Unusual names of the Anglo Catholic clergy

(Silly season post 2) In the 1930s novel High Rising by Angela Thirkell, Laura and Amy are talking about the names of clergy. (See previous blog on the names of bishops). Laura remarks “It’s just as peculiar in the Roman Catholic Church. … Continue reading

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On the names of Bishops

The Names of Bishops (Silly Season post 1) Tim Stibbs, Warden of Dalton Ellis Hall, tells the story of how, when he first arrived in Manchester, the Rector of St Chrysostom’s was James Wardle Harpur, and the churchwardens were David … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

That which we call a Rose by any other name would smell as sweet After Stations of the Cross last night our Bible study group looked at the call of Abraham. We had a very interesting discussion about our given … Continue reading

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