Wrestling with the Angel, 1973-03 - 1988-04
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, mainly with representatives of the SPCK (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge) and SPCK Sheldon Press, on the publication and sales of a collection of JEP's writings on the Gospel, Wrestling with the Angel. Other correspondents include: Bryan Magee, on including the text of a television dialogue between himself and JEP in the book (3); James Kinlay, Features Editor of the Sunday Express, on JEP's article Why I Believe in God (3).
Also includes: royalty statements; cuttings and copies of reviews, including the text of a BBC review by Trevor Beeson [Canon of Westminster]; publisher's agreement; index of Biblical references; list of JEP's speeches on religious subjects, 1973-1975; draft foreword; transcript of dialogue between JEP and Bryan Magee on the relation between Christianity and political and social activity; texts of sermons, speeches and addresses by JEP on religious subjects to: the Wolverhampton South West Conservative Association, December 1969; a parishioners meeting in Southwark [London], March 1973; the Festival of the Church of England Men's Society, Carlisle [Lancashire], July 1973; St Peter's Church, Eaton Square [London], February 1974; St Bartholomew's Church, Haslemere [Surrey]; a sermon on the relationship between Christianity and the monarchy; a House of Commons debate, December 1974, on the Church of England; to the Shrewsbury Round Table [Shropshire], February 1975; to 1st Battalion Royal Greenjackets, Bessbrook, County Armagh [Northern Ireland], March 1975; BBC interview, March 1975; to Worth Abbey [West Sussex], January 1976; article by JEP for the Liberal Catholic magazine, The Authority of the Text; World Service radio broadcast by JEP, January 1974, Where do we go from here?; paper to the Liberal Catholic Conference, Saffron Walden [Essex], April 1975.
- 1973-03 - 1988-04
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.
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