RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 147
Extent44 ff.
TitlePapers of the Revd. Sydney Linton: Denmark
Date5 May 1964-Mar 1988
DescriptionNews of the Lutheran Church of Denmark sent by Rev Sydney Linton, in the form of updates and press extracts referring to developments in Danish Church life between 1970-Mar 1988. Contains information relating to changes to the Church structure and the Church's relationship with the State; women priests; the shortage of priests; baptism; training for the ministry; revision of liturgy; the Leuenberg Concord; clergy stipends; newly elected Bishops; the Danish Equality law; the Lutherand Church of Greeland; a new translation of the Old Testament; statistics; schools.

Also includes a journal extract and letter from Rev Sydney Linton regarding the Anglican/Danish Conference between 27 Apr-1 May for Parish Clergy at Greyladies, Blackheath, 5 May 1964; letter from Linton to Father Whistler at the House of the Resurrection, Mirfield regarding the High Church group in Denmark, 19 Sep 1973; notes on a a discussion with a Danish correspondent concerning baptism, marriage and divorce in the Church of Denmark, 1980; article on 'The Danish Ordinand', 1985; a report on a weekend spent in the small Danish parish of Bogense.

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GB/109/20061Linton; Sydney (1907-2003); priest1907-2003
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