RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoW.Temple 4, ff. 170-245
TitleBAPTISM
Date4 Nov 1942-9 Sep 1944
DescriptionLetters and papers on the nature of baptism, the role of god-parents, the refusal of sacraments by parish priests, and a proposed revision of the forms of service for baptism. Correspondents include: Archbishop Temple (passim); Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, Vicar of St. Matthew Moorfields, Bristol (ff. 172-3); Kenneth Hugh de Courcy (ff. 188-91); Charles Edward Curzon, Bishop of Exeter and Chairman of the Canterbury Committee on Baptism (ff. 214, 232, 242), including a draft of a simple form for baptism (ff. 233-7); Henry Dewsbury Alves Major, Principal of Ripon Hall, Oxford (ff. 217, 239); and the Central Evangelical Council (f. 231). Also includes reports on a form letter to parents regarding baptism from the rural deaneries of Sutton (ff. 198-9), West Charing (f. 202), Ospringe (f. 203), Thanet (f. 204), Sittingbourne (f. 205), Canterbury (f. 207), Elham (f. 216), West Bridge (f. 222), Dover (ff. 227-8) and North Lympne (f. 230); a letter to parents on baptism from the rural deanery of Sandwich (f. 196); and Archbishop Temple's letter to parents for use in the diocese of York (f. 194).

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