RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR G 32
Extent194 ff.
TitleUnity: Anglican-Scottish conversations
Date1954-1957
DescriptionPapers relating to formal conversations between the Church of England, the Church of Scotland, the Presbyterian Church of England and the Scottish Episcopal Church about closer union, including: minutes (ff.1-28, 64-72, 94-119, 131-149); draft statements (ff.29-63); draft report (ff.73-91); "The Next Step - Intercommunion or semi-unity?" a personal contribution by J.M. Ross, 1955 (ff.92-93); revised draft report(ff.120-128); paper by J.M. Ross on unification in the diaconate, 1956 (ff.129-130); "Relations between Anglican and Presbyterian Churches. Being a Joint Report presented by the representatives of the Church of England, the Church of Scotland, the Episcopal Church in Scotland, and the Presbyterian Church of England: January, 1957" (ff.150-186); draft report of committee of members of the Church of England delegation to the conversations about changes which, in their opinion, would be required if the Church of England and Church of Scotland were to enter closer relations (ff.187-194).

Participants in the conversations:
Church of Scotland:
Revd. Professors William Manson, William S. Tindal, Thomas F. Torrance and J.H.S. Burleigh; Revd. Drs. A.C. Craig, H.C. Whitley and George S. Gunn; Sir Randall Philip, Q.C.; Revd. R. Stuart Louden; Very Revd. Principal John Baillie; Very Revd. Professor J. Pitt-Watson; Revd. D.G.M. Mackay
Church of England:
A.E.J. Rawlinson, Bishop of Derby; Michael Ramsey, Bishop of Durham; Ronald Williams, Bishop of Leicester; Canon S.L. Greenslade; Canon H.E.W. Turner; Revd. J.P. Hickinbotham; Revd. H. Riley; William Greer, Bishop of Manchester; Canon Oliver Tomkins; Robert Mortimer, Bishop of Exeter; Canon A. Richardson; Revd. F.J. Taylor
Presbyterian Church of England:
Revd. Principal R.D. Whitehorn; Mr. J.M. Ross; Revd. F.D. McConnell; Revd. B.M. Pratt
Episcopal Church in Scotland:
Eric Graham, Bishop of Brechin: J.W.A. Howe, Bishop of St. Andrews; Very Revd. G.C.J. Douglas, Dean of Argyll and the Isles
RelatedMaterialCFR CFR 59 Approaches to Unity Committee

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