RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 237, ff. 155-271
TitleReunion: Methodists
Date1971-1972
DescriptionPapers relating to proposals for reunion between the Church of England and the Methodist Church, including: letter from the Revd. Colin Buchanan commenting on Archbishop Ramsey's speech on the Anglican-Methodist scheme at Dunblane, with response (ff.155-156); Roman Catholic attitudes to the scheme, including correspondence with Connop Price, Provost of Chelmsford, Alan Clark, Bishop of Elmham, John Moorman, Bishop of Ripon, Donald Coggan, Archbishop of York (ff.157-181, 189-190) and notes of the Ecumenical Consultation (ff.163-165) and Bishop Clark's draft article for the 'Catholic Herald' (ff.170-175); discussion between Archbishop Ramsey and Archbishop Coggan about their interventions in the debate (ff.182-183); correspondence between Eric Kemp, Dean of Worcester, Geoffrey Tiarks, Bishop of Maidstone, and Archbishop Ramsey about the influence of the North India scheme on Anglican-Methodist reunion and Archbishop Ramsey's speech at Dunblane (ff.184-186, 188); statistics relating to attitudes to the proposals since 1969 (ff.191-193, 196); letter from Kenneth Sansbury about the results of the London Diocesan Synod, with Archbishop Ramsey's response (ff.195, 199); letter from the Revd. Harry O. Morton to Archbishop Ramsey about their meeting (ff.197-198); letters from Archbishop Ramsey to Sir John Guillum Scott, Archbishop Coggan and Gerald Ellison, Bishop of Chester about a draft resolution prepared in case the vote in General Synod failed (ff.200-202); letter from Gervase Duffield about future strategy should the scheme fail, with Archbishop Ramsey's response (ff.203-204); correspondence between Eric Kemp and Archbishop Ramsey about Roman Catholic attitudes to the scheme and the Ordinal (ff.205-207, 212); enquiry from the Church Army about acceptance of Methodist candidates (ff.208-210, 213); letter from Peter Hinchliff about a possible initiative from the United Reformed Church about wider conversations, with Archbishop Ramsey's response and note about involving Peter Morgan's ecumenical group (ff.211, 217, 219); copy of a letter from Professor Norman Anderson to the Bishop of Chester about a fall-back position should the scheme fail (ff.214-215); copies of circular letters sent to members of General Synod (ff.216,242, 244-248); letter from Kenneth Greet about a press release after the vote (f.220); letter from Marinus Kok, Archbishop of Utrecht enclosing a declaration of the International Old Catholic Bishops' Conference on the Anglican-Methodist Unity Scheme, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.221-228, 252); interventions of Lord Fisher of Lambeth (ff.229, 264); pamphlet by Eric Kemp replying to criticisms of the scheme (ff.230-241); letter of encouragement from John, Cardinal Heenan, with response from Archbishop Ramsey (ff.249, 254); press statement by the Anglican-Methodist Liaison Commission issued on 4 May (f.253); copy of an editorial in 'The Christian Century' of 24 May (ff.257-258); copy of a letter from Sir John Lawrence to Robin Woods, Bishop of Worcester, about the use of the Service of Reconciliation on a diocesan basis, with comment by Archbishop Ramsey (ff.259-263); correspondence between Harry Morton, Kenneth Greet and Archbishop Ramsey following the unsuccessful vote in Synod (ff.265-271).

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