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1 Kirk, Kenneth E. (Bishop of Oxford) Beauty and Bands and Other Papers
London Hodder and Stoughton 1955 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Gilt title on red boards which are unmarked with no wear. Internally there is light foxing to closed edges, to endpapers and to the margins of some early pages. There is a small name to front endpaper. 288 pages. Portrait frontispiece. Six months before he died, Dr. Kirk preached the sermon at the consecration of the Bishop of Swansea and Brecon. He used as his text the words of the prophet Zechariah: 'I took unto me two staves; the one I called Beauty and the other I called Bands; and I fed the flock'. Beauty and Bands is the pastoral duty of feeding the flock and the responsibility of keeping the ecclesiastical organism in being and efficiency. This volume consists chiefly of a selection of Dr. Kirk's addresses to his Diocesan Conference and his monthly letters in the Diocesan Magazine and represent a part of the Bishp's work which he loved best. 
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2 Kirk, Kenneth E. (Bishop of Oxford) Conscience and Its Problems - An Introduction to Casuistry
London Longmans, Green 1948 Cloth Very Good Very Good 
Gilt title on green cloth boards which are very clean with a small mark to front with no wear. Internally there is foxing to fore and top edge and sporadically to early pages and to the margins of some pages else a clean, tight and unmarked copy. Dustjacket has age darkening to spine and little wear and is not price clipped. New edition December 1948 (first was May 1927). xxiv and 407 pages. The book is an attempt to promote the systematic study of cases of conscience in the Anglican communion and 'to adapt' the historic principles of moral theology to the practical needs of the modern Church. The first part of the book deals with conscience and casuistry, outlining the Christian doctrine of conscience and moral obligation, considers the problems introduced into the study of ethics by the Christian regard for loyalty, and outlines the the theory, practice and history of casuistry. The second part examines and proposes solutions for the main types of practical problem under the traditional headings of Error, Doubt and Perplexity. **** NOT AN EX LIB COPY **** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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3 Kirk, Kenneth E. (Bishop of Oxford) Marriage and Divorce
London Hodder and Stoughton 1948 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Dark brown title on light brown cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear but gentle bumping to corner tips. Internally there is a small name to front pastedown else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has some chipping, two repaired closed tears and some loss to spine head. x + 160 pages. First published in 1933, it has been extensively rewritten and revised.The book gives the clear lead on the issue of the increasing number of divorces of the time and addresses what is the Christian Church's teaching about Marriage and what attitude Churchmen should take about Divorce. 
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4 Kirk, Kenneth E. (Bishop of Oxford) Some Principles of Moral Theology and Their Application
London Longmans, Green 1948 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Silver title on green cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there are a few spots of foxing to endpapers else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has age darkening to spine with a small repaired closed tear. xxvi and 282 pages. May 1948 edition (first was October 1920). This is an established work on the fundamental principles of moral theology and their general application, which provides an ordered and authoritative account of the subject, supported by constant reference to Scripture, the Fathers, the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas and the great Anglican moralists. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
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5 Kirk, Kenneth E. (Bishop of Oxford) (Prepared Under the Direction of) The Apostolic Ministry - Essays on the History and the Doctrine of Episcopacy
London Hodder and Stoughton 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Gilt title on red cloth boards which have some minor marks to front but no wear. Internally there is a small name to front pastedown,some light foxing to closed edges else clean, tight and unmarked. xiv + 573 pages. Comprises : The Apostolic Ministry by Kenneth E. Kirk; The Body of Christ in the New Testament by L.S. Thornton; The Ministry in the New Testament by Austin farrer; The Ministry in the Early Church by Dom Gregory Dix; The Doctrine of the Parity of Ministers by T.G. Halland; Feudal Episcopacy by T.M. Parker; The Post-Reformation Episcopate in England by Beatrice Hamilton Thompson and Cecilia M. Ady; Sidelights from the Non-Episcopal Communions by K.D. Mackenzie; Ministerial Episcopacy by A.G. Hebert; Epilogue by F.W. Green. **** NOT EX LIB **** PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.9 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST **** 
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6 Kirk, Kenneth E. (Bishop of Oxford) The Vision of God - The Christian Doctrine of the Summum Bonum
London Longmans, Green 1947 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Signed by Author
SIGNED AND DEDICATED BY AUTHOR to front endpaper and dated 1951. Silver title on red cloth boards which are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is one very small spot to front pastedown else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has some age darkening. New impression June 1947. The author is Kenneth Escott Kirk 1886-1954), a Regius Professor at Oxford, who was Bishop of Oxford from 1937-1954). The work is the abridged edition of the Bampton Lectures for 1928. **** NOT EX LIB **** **** A SCARCE SIGNED COPY **** 
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