Vital Religion.

By G H S Walpole

Printed: 1910

Publisher: Elliot Stock. London

Edition: Eleventh edition

Dimensions 13 × 19 × 2 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 13 x 19 x 2

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Maroon calf binding with black title plate, gilt banding and lettering on the spine. All edges gilt.

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Vital Religion – or The Personal Knowledge of Christ, first published1902

George Henry Somerset Walpole (9 November 1854 – 4 March 1929), known as Somerset Walpole was an Anglican priest, teacher and author. After early service in the west of England he moved first to Auckland, New Zealand, and then to New York, before returning to England. After educational work in Durham and pastoral work in London he was elected Bishop of Edinburgh in 1910, and held the post until his death.

A moderate High Churchman, Walpole was well disposed to and trusted by co-religionists of different views. He published more than twenty books on theology and practical religious matters. The eldest of his three children was the novelist, Hugh Walpole.

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