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Bishops of Manchester - James Moorhouse (Paperback) Loot Price: R215
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Bishops of Manchester - James Moorhouse (Paperback)

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Chapters: James Moorhouse. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 44. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: James Moorhouse (19 November 1826 9 April 1915) was an Anglican bishop of Melbourne and of Manchester. Moorhouse was born in Sheffield, England, the only son of James Moorhouse, a book-lover and master-cutler, and his wife Jane Frances nee Bowman. Educated in a private school at Sheffield until he was 16, Moorhouse afterwards went to the People's College in the evenings. He was widely read and already taking an interest in theological and philosophical books. His father intended the younger Moorhouse to become a partner in his cutlery business, but after spending two or three years at this work, Moorhouse asked that he might be sent to a university with a view to ordination. He never regretted the years he spent in business, as he realized that the experience of men he had gained was invaluable. Moorhouse knew little Latin, and no Greek or higher mathematics, so there was much to be learned before at the age of 23 he was able to enter St John's College, Cambridge (graduated B.A., 1853 as a senior optime in the mathematical tripos; M.A., 1860; D.D., 1876). James Moorhouse, 1889Ordained as a priest in 1854, Moorhouse served as curate at St Neots and at Sheffield (1855-59) to Canon Sale. There he started a men's institute where young men could meet and discuss, and open their minds. He began the work single-handed and many of the men who came were rough specimens. When he left there were 400 students and a staff of voluntary teachers. Moorhouse then became curate to Canon Harvey at Hornsey, the beginning of a great friendship, and in 1861 he was appointed select preacher before the university of Cambridge. His sermons, which made a great impression, were published in that year under the t...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=784037


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-40490-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-40490-8
Barcode: 9781156404904

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