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Temple, William
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(Oct 15, 1881, Exeter – Oct 26, 1944, Westgate-on-Sea). After leaving Oxford, Temple rose quickly through a succession of senior appointments in the Church of England, including bishop of Manchester (1921) and archbishop of York (1929), before being elevated to Canterbury (1942). His contributions to the various debates over social, international, and economic issues were especially respected. Active in the early ecumenical movement, he helped to advance both the Faith and Order and the Life and Work Movemen…

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Carter, Grayson, “Temple, William”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025966>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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