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Remembering Selina

Historical

August 2007
Articles > Historical

Remembering Selina

Remembering Selina by Faith Cook The year 2007 celebrates an unusual number of anniversaries of Christian achievement. The abolition of the slave trade two hundred years ago has received full coverage, as has the life of John Newton who died that same year. The revivals on Mow Cop in Staffordshire, also in 1807, together…

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Selina – Countess of Huntingdon

Historical

November 2001
Articles > Historical

Selina – Countess of Huntingdon

As the horse-drawn carriage bumped along the uneven roads between London and the south coast, the Countess of Huntingdon must have wondered many times over whether her journey would prove worthwhile. Henry, Selina’s youngest son, not yet seventeen, was suffering from an uncommon condition that was not only robbing him of his eyesight but…

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Selina – Countess of Huntingdon

Historical

October 2001
Articles > Historical

Selina – Countess of Huntingdon

Called the ‘Queen of the Methodists’ by so cynical a writer as Horace Walpole, the Countess played a strategic part in the great eighteenth-century revival of religion which so profoundly affected Great Britain, America and countries such as Holland, Germany and Bohemia. Her life spanned the greater part of the century, and her influence…

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