Stranks, C. J. Anglican Devotion: Studies in the Spiritual Life of the Church of England Between the Reformation and the Oxford Movement. London: SCM Press, 1961. 57 more words
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“I avow my firm persuasion that to the decline of religion and morality our national difficulties must both directly and indirectly be chiefly ascribed; and that my only solid hopes for the well being of my country depend, not so much on her fleets and armies, not so much on the wisdom of her rulers, as on the persuasion, that she still contains many, who love and obey the Gospel of Christ; that their intercessions may yet prevail; that for the sake of these, heaven may still look upon us with an eye of favour.” 204 more words
The link below is to an article that looks at balancing work and family according to William Wilberforce.