Monday, March 16, 2015

Bishop of Chichester
The Bishop of Chichester is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Chichester in the Province of Canterbury. The diocese covers t...

George Bell (bishop)
George Kennedy Allen Bell (4 February 1883 â€" 3 October 1958) was an Anglican theologian, Dean of Canterbury, Bishop of Chichester, m...

Diocese of London
The Diocese of London forms part of the Church of England's Province of Canterbury in England. Historically the diocese covered a lar...

Jazz
Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities during the late 19th and early 20th century. It emerged in many pa...

Thomas Kyd
Thomas Kyd (baptised 6 November 1558; buried 15 August 1594) was an English playwright, the author of The Spanish Tragedy , and one of the ...

Thomas Middleton
Thomas Middleton (1580 â€" July 1627) was an English Jacobean playwright and poet. Middleton stands with John Fletcher and Ben Jonson ...

John Webster
John Webster (c. 1580 â€" c. 1634) was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of ...

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Sanctification
Sanctification is the act or process of acquiring sanctity, of being made or becoming holy. "Sanctity" is an ancient concept wide...

Julian of Norwich
Julian of Norwich (c. 8 November 1342 â€" c. 1416) was an English anchoress who is regarded as one of the most important Christian mys...

The Blitz
The Blitz (shortened from German 'Blitzkrieg', "lightning war") was the period of sustained strategic bombing of the Unit...

Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre. Several of his mus...

Alan Rawsthorne
Alan Rawsthorne (2 May 1905 â€" 24 July 1971) was a British composer. He was born in Haslingden, Lancashire, and is buried in Thaxted ...

Intellectual
An intellectual is a person who engages in critical study, thought, and reflection about the reality of society, proposes solutions for the...

Edwin Muir
Edwin Muir (15 May 1887 â€" 3 January 1959) was an Orcadian poet, novelist and translator, born on a farm in Deerness. He is remember...

Salvation
Salvation (Latin salvatio ; Greek sōtÄ"ria ; Hebrew yeshu'ah ) is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered ...

Church of England
The Church of England is the officially-established Christian Church in England and the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ...

James George Frazer
Sir James George Frazer OM FRS FRSE FBA ( / ˈ f r eɪ z É™r / ; 1 January 1854 â€" 7 May 1941), was a Scottish social anthropologist...

Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski ; 3 December 1857 â€" 3 August 1924) was a Polish author who wrote in English a...

Agrarianism
Agrarianism has two common meanings. The first meaning refers to a social philosophy or political philosophy which values rural society as ...

Guy Fawkes
Guy Fawkes ( / ˈ É¡ aɪ ˈ f É"ː k s / ; 13 April 1570 â€" 31 January 1606), also known as Guido Fawkes , the name he adopted...

Allen Tate
John Orley Allen Tate (November 19, 1899 â€" February 9, 1979) was an American poet, essayist, social commentator, and Poet Laureate C...

Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles ) was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of wa...

Edmund Wilson
Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 â€" June 12, 1972) was an American writer, literary and social critic, and man of letters. Biography ...

Mantra
" Mantra " ( / ˈ m æ n t r É™ , ˈ m É'ː n - , ˈ m ÊŒ n n> - / ; Sanskrit: मन्त्र) means a sacred utteran...

Shanti Mantra
The Shanti Mantras or "Peace Mantras" are Hindu prayers for Peace (Shanti) from the Vedas. Generally they are recited at the begi...

Ulysses (novel)
Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from ...

Richard Aldington
Richard Aldington (8 July 1892 â€" 27 July 1962), born Edward Godfree Aldington , was an English writer and poet. Aldington was know...

Lady Ottoline Morrell
Lady Ottoline Violet Anne Morrell (16 June 1873 â€" 21 April 1938) was an English aristocrat and society hostess. Her patronage was in...

Georgian Poetry
Georgian Poetry refers to a series of anthologies showcasing the work of a school of English poetry that established itself during the earl...

Chinmoy Guha
Chinmoy Guha (born in September 1958 in Kolkata, India) is a Professor and former Head of Department of English at the University of Calcut...

Blue plaque
A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that locati...

Kensington Court Gardens
Kensington Court Gardens is a late Victorian mansion block, completed in 1889, near to Kensington Palace and Gardens. It was the erstwhile ...

Reynolds Stone
Alan Reynolds Stone , CBE, RDI (13 March 1909 â€" 23 June 1979), more commonly known as Reynolds Stone, was a noted English wood engrav...

Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey , formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster , is a large, mainly Gothic church in the City of Westm...

Poets' Corner
Poets' Corner is the name traditionally given to a section of the South Transept of Westminster Abbey because of the high number of poe...

East Coker
For the poem by T.S. Eliot, see East Coker (poem). East Coker is a village and civil parish in the South Somerset district of Somerse...

Golders Green Crematorium
Golders Green Crematorium and Mausoleum was the first crematorium to be opened in London, and one of the oldest crematoria in Bri...

Tachycardia
Tachycardia is a heart rate that exceeds the normal range. In general, a resting heart rate over 100 beats per minute is accepted as tachyc...

Bronchitis
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (the larger and medium-sized airways that carry airflow from the trach...

Wesleyan University Press
Wesleyan University Press is a university press that is part of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. The Press is currently dire...

King's College, Cambridge
King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. Formally named The King's College of ...

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mary Trevelyan
Mary Trevelyan CBE (22 January 1897 â€" 10 January 1983) was warden of Student Movement House then founder and governor of Internatio...

Stoke Newington
Stoke Newington is a district in the London Borough of Hackney. It is 5 miles (8 km) north-east of Charing Cross. Boundaries In mo...

Charles Eliot Norton
Charles Eliot Norton (November 16, 1827 â€" October 21, 1908) was a leading American author, social critic, and professor of art. He w...

Peter Ackroyd
Peter Ackroyd, CBE, FRSL (born 5 October 1949) is an English biographer, novelist, and critic with a particular interest in the history and...

Rudolf Steiner
Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner (25/27 February 1861 â€" 30 March 1925) was an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, and esot...

Sic
The Latin adverb sic ("thus"; in full: sic erat scriptum , "thus was it written") inserted immediately after a quoted w...

Anglo-Catholicism
"Anglo-Catholic" and "Anglican Catholic" redirect here. For the Roman Catholic Church in England, see Catholic Church in...

Society of King Charles the Martyr
The Society of King Charles the Martyr is an Anglican devotional society and one of the Catholic Societies of the Church of England. It is ...

Churchwarden
A churchwarden is a lay official in a parish or congregation of the Anglican Communion, usually working as a part-time volunteer. Holders o...

British nationality law
British nationality law is the law of the United Kingdom which concerns citizenship and other categories of British nationality. The law is...

Unitarianism
Unitarianism is a Christian theological movement named for the affirmation that God is one person, in direct contrast to Trinitarianism, wh...

Anglicanism
Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or have simi...

Ted Hughes
Edward James "Ted" Hughes , OM (17 August 1930 â€" 28 October 1998) was an English poet and children's writer. Critics r...

Stephen Spender
Sir Stephen Harold Spender CBE (28 February 1909 â€" 16 July 1995) was an English poet, novelist and essayist who concentrated on them...

Geoffrey Faber
Sir Geoffrey Cust Faber (23 August 1889, Great Malvern â€" 31 March 1961) was a British academic, publisher, and poet. He was a nephew...

Charles Whibley
Charles Whibley (1859â€"1930) was an English literary journalist and author. Whibley's style was described by Matthew as "oft...

James Joyce
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 â€" 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most ...
 
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