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Alan Philip Frederick Sell

Alan Philip Frederick Sell  

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(1935–)Alan P. F. Sell was born in Farncombe, Surrey on 15 November 1935. He was educated at Pewley School in Guildford before embarking on ministerial training at the Lancashire ...
Alan Robert Lacey

Alan Robert Lacey  

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(1926–)A. R. Lacey was born in Birmingham on 17 May 1926. He was educated at St Edward's School, Oxford (1939–44). Two years in the army followed. He studied at ...
Alasdair C. MacIntyre

Alasdair C. MacIntyre  

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(1929– )Foremost Aristotelian moral and political philosopher. An engaged and foreful critic of liberalism, MacIntyre has moved the basis of his assault from Marxism to Thomism. His pessimistic ...
Alban Gregory Widgery

Alban Gregory Widgery  

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(1887–1968)Alban Gregory Widgery was born on 9 May 1887 in Bloxwich in Staffordshire, England. He attended St. Catherine’s College, Cambridge, where he received a BA in 1908 and an ...
Alexander Boyce Gibson

Alexander Boyce Gibson  

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(1900–72)Alexander Boyce Gibson was born in London on 10 March 1900 and died in Melbourne on 2 October 1972. He graduated in classics from Melbourne before studying philosophy at ...
Alfred Caldecott

Alfred Caldecott  

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(1850–1936)Alfred Caldecott was born in Chester on 9 November 1850, and died in London on 8 February 1936. Brother of the artist and illustrator Randolph Caldecott, Alfred studied at ...
Alfred Cyril Ewing

Alfred Cyril Ewing  

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(1899–1973)A. C. Ewing was born in Leicester on 11 May 1899 and died in Manchester on 14 May 1973. He was educated at Wyggeston Grammar School in Leicester and ...
Andrew Martin Fairbairn

Andrew Martin Fairbairn  

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(1838–1912), Congregational theologian. He was the first principal of Mansfield College, Oxford (1886–1909). After visiting Germany, he warmly advocated theological liberalism. His eloquence, ...
Anthony John Patrick Kenny

Anthony John Patrick Kenny  

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(1931– ).British philosopher who has written on topics in the philosophy of mind, medieval philosophy, ancient philosophy, the philosophy of Wittgenstein, the philosophy of Descartes, moral ...
Archibald Allan Bowman

Archibald Allan Bowman  

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(1883–1936)Archibald Allan Bowman was born in the Congregational Union manse in Beith, Ayrshire, on 4 April 1883 and died at his home in the Professors' Square of Glasgow University ...
Arthur Ritchie Lord

Arthur Ritchie Lord  

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(1880–1941)A. R. Lord was born in Chudleigh, Devon on 5 February 1880, and died in Grahamstown, South Africa on 30 December 1941. He attended Balliol College, Oxford (1898–1902; first ...
atheism

atheism  

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The theory or belief that God does not exist. The word comes (in the late 16th century, via French) from Greek atheos, from a- ‘without’ + theos ‘god’.
Basil George Mitchell

Basil George Mitchell  

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(1917–)Basil Mitchell was born in Bath on 9 April 1917, son of George William Mitchell and Mary Mitchell. He married Margaret Eleanor Collin in 1950 and they have four ...
Bernard Morris Gavin Reardon

Bernard Morris Gavin Reardon  

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(1913–)Bernard Morris Gavin Reardon was born in the West Ham district of London. He was educated at the Sir George Monoux School in London, then at Keble College, Oxford ...
Caesarean section

Caesarean section  

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A surgical operation for delivering a child by cutting through the wall of the mother's abdomen. The term is recorded from the early 17th century, and the name is said to come from the story that ...
comparative religion

comparative religion  

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The branch of study which investigates by scientific and historical methods the religions of the world and their mutual relations. Its successful pursuit as a science rests on the universality of ...
David Miall Edwards

David Miall Edwards  

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(1873–1941)D. Miall Edwards was born in Llanfyllin, Merionethshire on 22 January 1873 and died in Brecon on 29 January 1941. His parents were admirers of the radical politician and ...
Denis Cyril Barrett

Denis Cyril Barrett  

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(1925–2003)Cyril Barrett was born in Dublin on 9 May 1925 and died on 30 December 2003. A Jesuit priest, he was educated initially at Ampleforth College in Yorkshire and ...
Denis John Bernard Hawkins

Denis John Bernard Hawkins  

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(1906–64)Denis John Bernard Hawkins was born in Thornton Heath on 17 July 1906 and died in Godalming, Surrey on 16 January 1964. He was educated at Whitgift School in ...
divine attributes

divine attributes  

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In the monotheistic traditions God is usually presented as being all good, all knowing, and all powerful, the creator of the universe, but also eternal or timeless. If God is to be found by some of ...

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