RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSubfonds
Alt Ref NoLC 146-171
Extent26 vols.
TitleLambeth Conference 1930
Date1930
AdminHistoryHeld under Archbishop Lang. The principal subjects discussed and reported on at the Conference were:

The Christian doctrine of God in relation to modern thought, to non-Christian religions, particularly Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, to Christian worship, and to teaching.

Church unity and relations with other Churches:

(a) the Episcopal Churches: the Eastern Orthodox Churches, the Roman Catholic Church; the separated Churches of the East (Armenian, Assyrian Nestorian, West Syrian or Jacobite, Coptic Churches and the Mar Thomas Christians of Malabar, India); the Old Catholic Church; the Church of Finland; the Church of Sweden; the Moravian (Unitas Fratrum) the Church of Scotland.

(b) the Free Churches.

(c) Discussions also took place on the scheme for the United Church of South India; on proposals for church union in Persia; on reports of the results of the Lambeth Appeal to All Christians, 1920, and on the World Conference on Faith and Order at Lausanne, 1925.

The life and witness of the Christian community: marriage and sexual morality including birth control, divorce and the indissolubility of marriage, preventive and rescue work; race; war and peace, particularly disarmament and the arms trade.

The ministry of the Church: the supply and training of ordinands; the office of deaconess; lay workers; spiritual healing and unction, and religious communities.

The organisation of the Anglican Communion: its ideals and future; the Central Consultative Body; provincial and diocesan organisation; autonomy of native Churches (e.g. Nippon Sei Kokwai and Chung Hua Sheng Kung Hui); interchange of clergy and the Colonial Clergy Act, 1874; clergy pensions.

Youth and its vocation: youth organisation (the Boy Scouts, the Girl Guides, S.C.M.); unemployment; the Church's responsibility to youth.

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171Lambeth Conference; 19301930
14Lang; William Cosmo Gordon (1864-1945); Archbishop of Canterbury1864-1945
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