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“NOTES OF MY LIFE,",1879,
“MR. GLADSTONE,” 1886.
GEORGE ANTHONY DENISON,
VICAR OF EAST BRENT, 1845;
MY object in publishing this volume is to humbly
request of my brethren and sisters of the Church of England the consideration of the three matters following: 1. The position and the prospects of the
Church” of England in its connection with the “State” of England at the close of Century XIX.
2. The delusion which lies at the root of “The
New Criticism." The delusion comes from
The delusion is this
LORD JESUS Curist, “ Perfect Gov and Perfect Man;" The Divine Teacher, “ Who hath brought life and immortality to life through the Gospel ;” with its Mysteries unsearchable *by the reasoning power; is, nevertheless, in order to the acceptance of such Authority by man, subject to concurrence therewith and approval thereof on the part of "the literary critic" of this and every successive generation: thus reducing belief in “Holy Scripture" to a perpetual flux to the end of time.