RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelSubfonds
Alt Ref NoMS 4205-4207
Extent3 vols
TitleAnglican-Presbyterian Conversations
Date1954-1969
DescriptionPapers of Oliver Stratford Tomkins, Bishop of Bristol, relating to Anglican-Presbyterian conversations.
AdminHistoryOfficial conversations were held from 1954 to 1957 between representatives of the Church of England, Church of Scotland, Presbyterian Church of England and the Episcopal Church in Scotland. A report, Relations between Anglican and Presbyterian Churches, was published in 1957. Panels appointed by the four Churches continued the dialogue, and a report, Anglican-Presbyterian relations, was published in 1966. Bi-lateral conversations led on to a further report, Relations between the Church of England and the Presbyterian Church of England in 1968. Oliver Tomkins took part in all these conversations. He was Chairman of the Church of England panel which contributed to the report of 1966, and of the Joint Committee which reported in 1968.

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