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Church, R. W. (Richard William) 1815-1890

Overview
Works: 289 works in 1,511 publications in 3 languages and 15,240 library holdings
Genres: Sermons  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Biographies  History  Biography  Church history  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea  Pastoral letters and charges 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PR2363, 283.42
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Most widely held works by R. W Church
Spenser by R. W Church( Book )

133 editions published between 1879 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Spenser (1552-99) has been described as one of the greatest English poets, and is best known for The Faerie Queene, which he composed in celebration of the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. Published in the first series of English Men of Letters in 1879, this biography by R.W. Church (1815-90), Dean of St Paul's, recounts Spenser's life and work, hailing him as a genius who continued the Chaucerian tradition of reflecting the deepest human passions through verse. Beginning with an account of his early life and his time as a
The Oxford movement : twelve years, 1833-1845 by R. W Church( Book )

109 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1891, The Oxford Movement consists of a series of essays by R.W. Church, dean (1871-90) of St Paul's Cathedral, which together provide a largely chronological account of the development of the Oxford Movement from Keble's famous Assize Sermon in 1833 to the "catastrophe" of Newman's secession from the Church of England in 1845. It is a tribute to Church's scholarship, style and insight that over a century later his book remains the best introduction, for student and general reader alike, to the most famous religious movement of nineteenth-century England. Church is without rival for his lucid treatment of complex issues and events, and he offers sympathetic insights into the minds of the leading protagonists. Edited by Dr Arthur Burns of King's College, London, this is the first annotated edition; in addition to hundreds of hyperlinked explanatory notes, it contains an introduction, summary, biographical note and bibliography
Bacon by R. W Church( Book )

157 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating biography of the famous English philosopher Francis Bacon
Saint Anselm by R. W Church( Book )

78 editions published between 1870 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginning of the Middle Ages by R. W Church( Book )

105 editions published between 1877 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante, and other essays by R. W Church( Book )

42 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aids to the study of Dante by Charles Allen Dinsmore( Book )

4 editions published between 1903 and 2006 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occasional papers, selected from the Guardian, the Times, and the Saturday review, 1846-1890 by R. W Church( Book )

27 editions published between 1897 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellaneous essays by R. W Church( )

16 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Village sermons preached at Whatley by R. W Church( )

28 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discipline of the Christian character by R. W Church( Book )

26 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pascal and other sermons by R. W Church( Book )

22 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christianity and civilisation; five lectures delivered at St. Paul's cathedral, London by R. W Church( )

15 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gifts of civilisation and other sermons and lectures, delivered at Oxford and at St. Paul's by R. W Church( Book )

35 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human life and its conditions : sermons preached before the University of Oxford in 1876-1878 with three ordinatin sermons by R. W Church( Book )

24 editions published between 1878 and 2012 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante. An essay by R. W Church( Book )

14 editions published between 1878 and 1979 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sermons preached before the University of Oxford by R. W Church( )

15 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The message of peace, and other Christmas sermons by R. W Church( Book )

20 editions published between 1895 and 1979 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathedral and university sermons by R. W Church( Book )

16 editions published between 1892 and 2016 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Temper ; Self-discipline : two addresses to the clergy, delivered in St. Paul's Cathedral by R. W Church( )

7 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Richard William Church English churchman and writer

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