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Maurice, John Frederick Denison

(1805–72). B. Normanstone, near Lowestoft, Suffolk, Eng.; son of a Unitarian cleric; Angl. priest 1834; tried to attract the educated and liberal to the ch., which ought to grapple with skepticism; emphasized Fatherhood of God and the ethical and spiritual influence of Christ's sacrifice; leader in Broad Ch.; with T. Hughes* and J. M. F. Ludlow* founded Working Men's Coll., London, 1854; with Hughes, Ludlow, and C. Kingsley* founded Christian* Socialism. Works include The Kingdom of Christ; Theological Essays; Mediaeval Philosophy; Modern Philosophy; What Is Revelation? See also Metaphysical Society, The.

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