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  Oxford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census).
Oxford is twinned with Bonn in Germany, Grenoble in France, León in Nicaragua, Leiden in the Netherlands, and Perm in Russia.
Oxford's Town Hall was built by Henry T. Hare, the foundation stone was laid on 6 July 1893 and opened by the future King Edward VII on 12 May 1897.
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(1825-1901), English historian and bishop of Oxford, son of William Morley Stubbs, solicitor, of Knaresborough, Yorkshire, was born on the 21st of June 1825, and was educated at the Ripon grammar school and Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated in 1848, obtaining a first-class in classics and a third in mathematics.
Bishop Stubbs belongs to the front rank of historical scholarl both as an author and a critic.
D.C.L. of Oxford, LL.D. of Cambridge and Edinburgh, Doctor in utroque jure of Heidelberg; an hon~ member of the university of Kiev, and of the Prussian, Bavarian and Danish academies; he received the Prussian order Pour le merite, and was corresponding member of the Acadmie des sciences morales et politiques of the French Institute.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/ST/STUBBS_WILLIAM.htm   (1186 words)

 Oxford College | Welcome | History of Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Oxford is the singular academic division of Emory University situated on a distinct, residential campus with its own history, traditions and campus life.
Oxford's unusual relationship as a separate but equal academic branch of a major research university is a byproduct of historical events within the Methodist Church as well as within Georgia's secondary education.
Oxford was not a "junior college" in the standard way, but a focused two-year program of general education leading purposefully and directly to the final two years of academic specialization (on the Atlanta campus at either the College, Business or Nursing School).
www.oxford.emory.edu /OXFORD/Welcome/history.html   (1459 words)

 Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Oxford is twinned with Bonn, Grenoble, Leiden, and León.
Oxford's Town Hall was built during the reign of Queen Victoria.
Oxford is located some 50 miles (80 km) west of London; the cities are linked by the M40 motorway, which also links northwards to Birmingham.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/ox/Oxford.htm   (831 words)

 Christ Church, Oxford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
the temple/house of Christ), and commonly known as The House, is the cathedral of Oxford as well as one of the largest and wealthiest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Christ Church is the only college in England which is also a cathedral (the smallest in England, and the seat of the Bishop of Oxford).
Its corporate title is The Dean, Chapter and Students of the Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry the Eighth, and the Visitor of the House is the reigning British Sovereign.
www.hackettstown.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Christ_Church,_Oxford   (1053 words)

 Patrick Campbell Rodger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He was Bishop of Manchester (1970-1978) and Oxford (1978-1988).
During his service as an Anglican Bishop he was also chair of the Churches' Unity Commission and president of the.
As Bishop of Oxford he presided over the beginning of an Area scheme which delegated functions from the diocesan to his suffragan or "Area" bishops, in order to decentralise the work of the diocese.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Patrick_Campbell_Rodger   (383 words)

 VirtueOnline - News - OXFORD: ECUSA Gay Bishop Cancels Oxford Union Debate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An Anglican commission is examining the implications of the election of Bishop Robinson, a practising homosexual.
The Oxford Union, which attracts high-profile speakers ranging from farmer Tony Martin to Hollywood star Clint Eastwood, said the cancellation was a blow to free speech.
Oxford Union President Edward Tomlinson said: "It is a shame the archbishop's newly appointed commission should act as a gagging order, rather than as a catalyst for discussion.
www.virtueonline.org /portal/modules/news/print.php?storyid=443   (376 words)

 Oxfordshire History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Samuel was Bishop of Oxford from 1845 to 1869, and was known as "Soapy Sam".
He was then Bishop of Winchester from 1869 until July 1873, when he was thrown from his horse on the Surrey downs and died instantly.
The Bishop of Oxford, however, would be allowed by the most envious to have fairly won by personal qualities which are not only distinct from his cloth, but, as some men pretend to think, inconsistent with it, the great popularity of which he is the object.
www.headington.org.uk /oxon/samuel_wilberforce   (146 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Panorama | The Bishop of Oxford
An adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of Oxford has called for the gay age of consent to be reduced to 16.
Bishop Harries has been Bishop of Oxford since 1987 and is a regular contributor to newspaper columns and television debates.
The Bishop of Oxford is also a keen writer and not afraid to challenge the conventional view, having penned several books about religion in which he looks into the deeper issues of Christianity.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/programmes/panorama/2549911.stm   (307 words)

 Anglicans protest against gay bishop - smh.com.au   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Anglican Bishop of Oxford, who controversially nominated an openly homosexual clergyman to a diocese in southern England, was warned by 80 dissident priests yesterday that they would fight his choice all the way to the top of the Church of England.
He said most clergymen of the Oxford diocese had written privately to their bishop expressing dismay at the decision and urging him to think again.
But Bishop Harries defended his choice, telling journalists: "Obviously I am sad that the nomination of Jeffrey John as Bishop of Reading has proved divisive but I respect that those who oppose this nomination are acting on the basis of serious principle.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/06/21/1056119528069.html   (470 words)

 Printed Works of Henry Parry Liddon, D.D.
19) preached at the Ordination of the Bishop of Oxford, in the Cathedral Church of Christ, December 23, 1860.
16) preached at the Ordination of the Bishop of Oxford, in the Cathedral Church of Christ, December 22, 1867.
Paul's Cathedral, at the Consecration of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Bishop of Exeter, on the Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist, April 25, 1885.
anglicanhistory.org /liddon/list.html   (1150 words)

 Belfast Cathedral : Sermons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sermon preached by the Dean in July 2003 when the nomination of a suffragan bishop to Oxford Diocese was the cause of controversy.
In my study over the years I have always found the Bishop of Oxford, Richard Harries, to be a very thoughtful man who helped me think deeply about big issues like nuclear deterrence and suffering.
Oxford Diocese is about for-fifts the size of The Church of Ireland.
www.belfastcathedral.org /sermons/article/id/24   (770 words)

 Christ Church Oxford University UK - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This twelfth century church is amongst the oldest buildings in Oxford, and one of the smallest Anglican cathedrals in England.
The Cathedral is the mother church of the Diocese of Oxford, and many special services take place attended by the Bishop of Oxford.
It is here that the Bishop has his throne or 'cathedra', from which a cathedral takes its name.
www.chch.ox.ac.uk /cathedral   (256 words)

 Dissenters threaten revolt over gay bishop - theage.com.au
The Bishop of Oxford faces open revolt from a group of angry evangelicals over his appointment of the gay cleric Jeffrey John to the bishopric of Reading, west of London.
Bishop Harries then emerged to claim his "unswerving support" for the appointment: "I believe sincerely that before long as bishop of Reading Canon John will have won the trust of the people."
There was no sign of a predicted supportive letter from 15 or more diocesan bishops, though there is widespread anger among bishops about an open letter opposing the appointment of Dr John from a group of nine largely evangelical bishops earlier last week.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2003/06/21/1056119521729.html   (440 words)

 Euthanasia and Autonomy -- A View from Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Posted: Sunday, October 09, 2005 at 6:59 pm ET The Bishop of Oxford (Church of England) is not the type to be hung up on orthodoxy.
I oppose his bill not just because of its social effects and impact on doctor/patient relationships, but because, at its heart, is a flawed understanding of what it is to be a human being, one that places an excessive emphasis on personal autonomy to the neglect of our mutual interdependence.
Bishop Harries is right to reject the modern idea of personal autonomy -- a concept which effectively eliminates any sense of moral accountability for out personal choices.
www.albertmohler.com /blog_print.php?id=321   (467 words)

 Proceedings of a Diocesan Conference on Reservation of the Sacrament (1917)
Such questions are important, cannot be ignored and must receive adequate attention; but the main subject of both the addresses of the Bishop of Oxford and of myself was that of "Access to the Reserved Sacrament for Prayer and Adoration." This should be borne in mind when the addresses are read.
The Bishop of Oxford was reluctant to let this account of an unwritten address be printed, for reasons which will be easily understood.
The Bishop of Oxford’s address justifies the publication of this volume, but it may be useful to have also before us the thoughts of many men on this subject as revealed by the questions put to and answered by the
justus.anglican.org /resources/pc/reservation/gore1.html   (1187 words)

 Bishop of Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Anglican Diocese of Oxford covers the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, and Buckinghamshire, with parishes also in Bedfordshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, and Warwickshire.
The present diocese of Oxford was created by Henry VIII in 1542, out of the Diocese of Lincoln.
The diocese of Oxford has the most parishes of any diocese on England (621) and also the most church buildings (815), of which 475 are grade 1 or 2* listed buildings.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/bishop_of_oxford   (384 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Williams twice agreed to appoint gay bishop
Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, twice gave verbal permission for the gay cleric Dr Jeffrey John to be appointed a bishop, it emerged yesterday.
The Bishop of Oxford admitted that Dr John's sexuality - he has been in a long-celibate partnership with another priest for 28 years - was a major factor considered in appointing him.
A month after the appointment was announced, Dr John and the bishop were secretly summoned to Lambeth Palace and told by the archbishop that the appointment could not go ahead.
www.guardian.co.uk /religion/Story/0,2763,1241818,00.html   (903 words)

 Anglican Communion News Service - 1009   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reviewing the various debates around the Anglican Communion, the Rt Rev Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford, asserted that homosexuality was only one of a range of concerns under the general heading of human sexuality; the rejection, by many, of the traditional family unit, polygamy, pre-marital sex, divorce and others.
The Bishop also recognised that for some Churches, homosexuality was simply not an issue, while for others, like the United States and Canada, it remained the most persistent nad potentially divisive issue facing their provinces.
Members of the Council appreciated Bishop Richard's review of the present thinking on the origin of the homosexual condition, how the Bible is being variously interpreted on the subject and the context within which the Church faces the issue.
www.anglicancommunion.org /acns/acnsarchive/acns1000/acns1009.html   (385 words)

 News - The Oxford Student - Official Student Newspaper
THE BISHOP OF OXFORD has faced allegations that he evaded paying his fare on the tube.
OXFORD IS UNITING behind the national Stonewall campaign for the repeal of the infamous Clause 28 which prohibits the "promotion" of homosexuality by local authorities - including most schools.
They are amongst the projects that saw Oxford overtake Cambridge in the fight for research funding from private industry....
www.oxfordstudent.com /ht2000wk1/news   (508 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Bishop of Oxford, the Right Rev Richard Harries has asked for a stop to a posion letter campaign targeting the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, over his views on homosexuality in the Church.
The Bishop of Oxford made his feelings clear in a letter to the Rev William Taylor, of St Helens, Bishops-gate, Central London, declining an invitation to preach.
The Bishop of Oxford had been invited to preach by the Leathersellers 450 year old election day service.
uk.gay.com /printit/headlines/3575   (150 words)

 Christ Church, Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Christ Church (in full: The Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry VIII) is one of the largest and wealthiest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Christ Church is the only Oxford college which is also a cathedral (the smallest in England, and the seat of the Bishop of Oxford), and its corporate title is The Dean, Chapter and Students of the Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry VIII.
The college has long been the most prestigious of the colleges of the University due to its wealth and the nobility of its undergraduates.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/c/ch/christ_church__oxford.html   (798 words)

 Biography of Richard Harries | Bishop of Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Bishop was Chairman of the Council of Christians and Jews from 1992 - 2001.  He is also a founder member of the Abrahamic Group in Oxford which brings together Jews, Muslims and Christians for serious theological dialogue.
The Bishop is a regular broadcaster on radio and television and is well known for his contributions to “Thought for the Day” in Radio 4’s TODAY Programme.  Three books of his radio talks have been published, most recently In the Gladness of Today (Harper Collins).
Bishop Richard is married to Jo, a doctor.  They have two children, one a doctor and the other a lecturer in psychology.
www.oxford.anglican.org /detail.php?id=1352   (342 words)

 PlanetOut News: U.K. gay bishop refuses to resign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jeffrey John, the new bishop of Reading in the Church of England, has defended his relationship with his male partner of 27 years, saying that his relationship was "for life" and that he will not resign.
Earlier this week nine senior bishops wrote to the archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, expressing their anger at the decision of the Bishop of Oxford to promote John to his new post.
Bishop John said that as the church demanded celibacy among its gay clergy, he adhered to this ruling as "a matter of corporate discipline," but went on to say that it was not a rule that could "hold for long."
www.planetout.com /news/article-print.html?2003/06/19/4   (304 words)

 Church of England debate hots up over gay bishop | Headlines | News | Gay.com UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The debate over whether the Canon Jeffrey John should be appointed Bishop of Reading has intensified, with the Bishop of Oxford admitting that the rows have "reinforced" homophobia within the church.
But yesterday, the Bishop of Willesden, the Right Rev Peter Broadbent, said the appointment risked offending many members of the Anglican Communion, and the Church of England was not ready for such an apointment.
A delegation of evangelicals from the diocese of Oxford is due to meet with Bishop Harries tomorrow to try and force Canon John's withdrawal from the position.
uk.gay.com /headlines/4455   (463 words)

 Telegraph | News
The crisis in the Church of England over the appointment of its first openly gay bishop deepened yesterday when clergy and senior laity in the Diocese of Oxford rebelled against the decision of their bishop to choose him.
Last night eight bishops sent an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, supporting Canon John's appointment and speaking of the value of having a gay colleague in their midst.
Philip Giddings, a lay minister in Reading and spokesman for the rebel group, said that leaders of most of the largest churches in the Oxford diocese had written to the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Rev Richard Harries, expressing their dismay at his choice.
www.portal.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/06/21/nbish21.xml&sSheet=/news/2003/06/21/ixnewstop.html   (710 words)

 Oxford Diocese Group:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Oxford group met on 24 January to reflect on their November meeting with Andrew Goddard of Wycliffe Hall.
He had also spoken to and written to the Bishop of Oxford congratulating him on his speech to the Diocesan Synod, in which he had expressed his desire that the diocese be a “gay-friendly diocese”.
Other possibilities might be to work with the Oxford college chaplains who had taken an initiative recently, and to arrange a public discussion of the issues.
www.changingattitude.org /contacts_info_oxford.html   (548 words)

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