This section offers some extracts from the biography of Bishop Bickersteth by F. K. Aglionby,
a book published in 1907. At this time, none of the appendices are offered nor the index.
AUTHOR OF “PEACE, PERFECT PEACE ”, “YESTERDAY, TO-DAY AND FOR EVER”
BISHOP OF EXETER 1885-1900
BY FRANCIS KEYES AGLIONBY, M.A.
VICAR OF CHRIST CHURCH, WESTMINSTER
ONE OF HIS EXAMINING CHAPLAINS
Parentage - Rev. Edward Bickersteth - Watton - Life at the Rectory - Education - Recreations - Visits - Early religious impressions - Cambridge - Recollections by Prof. J. E. B. Mayor - Remimiscences of the Bishop by the Rev. E. B. Birks - Degree - Prize poems - Ordination - Marriage
Banningham - Parish work - Hinton Martell - Hampstead - Recollections - Bereavements - Personal influence - Organization - Visit to America
Later years at Hampstead - His eldest son goes to India - Letters - Tour to India and Pa1estine - Attendance at Church Congresses - Missions - Clerical Friends in Council
Deanery of Gloucester - Nomination to the See of Exeter - Farewells at Hampstead - Consecration - Enthronement - Confirmations - Ordinations - Relations with his clergy - The Cathedral - The Chapter - Hospitality - Church Congress
Home life at Exeter - Letters - Lambeth Conference - Death of Bishop Edward Bickersteth of South Tokyo - Recollections - Presentation of portrait
Literary work - “Yesterday, To-day and For Ever” - Analysis of the Poem - Its Reception - Other Verse - The Hymnal Companion - Its Characteristics - The Bishop on Hymnology - “From Year to Year” - “Peace, perfect Peace” - Commentary on the New Testament - The “Rock of Ages” - “The Spirit of Life” - “The Master’s Home Call” - “The Shadowed Home” - “The Feast of Divine Love” - “Thoughts in Past Years”
Missionary enthusiasm - Visits to India and Palestine, 1880 - To Japan, 1891 - Extracts from letters and diaries - Mr. Eugene Stock’s notes on the Bishop’s connection with the Church Missionary Society
Resignation - Diocesan Conference - Resolutions - Freedom of the City of Exeter - Removal to London - Illness - Death - Tributes - Recapitulation
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