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1839. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. Feelings in Maryland concerning the
General Theological Seminary--Maryland diocesan school--Opposition
to it--Its constitutionality--Sanctioned by the
Convention--Constitution of the Seminary--Bishop appointed a
trustee--Refuses to serve--Issues a pastoral letter--Trustees reply
to it--Suspend action for a time--Answer of some of the clergy to
imputation cast on them in the pastoral letter--Reflections
thereon--Final suspension of the diocesan school by the
Convention--Diocesan missionary society--Clergy compelled to leave
the State for want of support--Protest of the Convention against
supposed political attachment of the Church--and against an
establishment--Harmony of the Convention of 1824--Bishop's plan for
obtaining a correct view of the diocese--Wants of the
clergy--Convention.by resolution, approves of associations of the
clergy--Death of Bishop Kemp--Sketch of his life and character.
1820. The subject of theological education was one likely to engage
the attention of the Church, at an early period of her history. On
the records of more than one of the dioceses, evidence may be found
of the commendable solicitude manifested to provide the means of
training a well instructed body of clergymen. For many years,
however, the subject was one of diocesan legislation only. At
length it engaged the notice of the Church general. In 1817, the
subject was formally brought before the General Convention, and it
was resolved to establish a general theological seminary in New
York. In 1820, it was determined to remove it to New Haven, and it
was there put in operation. Such was the state of affairs when the
Maryland Convention met in June, 1821. At this session, a
resolution was proposed, setting forth, that whereas Virginia had
determined to establ...
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