Mirfield Mission Hymn Book

Mirfield Mission Hymn Book The Community of the Resurrection (CR) was founded in Oxford in 1892 by six priests, including Charles Gore, subsequently Bishop of Worcester, Birmingham and Oxford. It moved to Mirfield, West Yorkshire, in 1898. From the outset it combined a strong liturgical interest with a concern for the poor and needy, and it provided practical and spiritual help, notably in London. For much of the 20th century it also staffed missions in other countries, most significantly in South Africa, where Bishop Trevor Huddleston became a famous opponent of apartheid. The Mirfield Mission Hymn Book was designed to be used by the ‘missioners’ of the CR, who preached among the poor...

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