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Charles Kingsley
b. June 12, 1819 – d. January 23, 1875 • Author • Teacher
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Kingsley, Charles
Kingsley, Charles (1819–75), Anglican divine, social reformer, and novelist. Born at Holne in Devonshire, he was educated locally, at *King’s College, London (1836–8), and at Magdalene College, Cambridge (1838–42). In 1842 he was ordained to the curacy of Eversley, Hants, where he became vicar in 1844
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Kingsley, Charles
Kingsley, Charles(1819–75). In his own lifetime the clergyman Charles Kingsley was known chiefly as a social reformer. Today he is beloved by children for his delightful fairy story The Water-Babies.Charles Kingsley was born on June 12, 1819, in Devonshire, England. His father was a clergyman. Charles
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Kingsley, Charles
Kingsley, Charles (1819–75). Clergyman of the Church of England, social reformer, and novelist. Under the pseudonym “Parson Lot,” he promoted the Christian Socialist movement. Like other socialists of his time, his political stance was more reforming than revolutionary. His political goal was to promote
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
Kingsley, Charles
Kingsley, CharlesCharles Kingsley (1819–1875) was educated at King’s College, London, and Magdalene College, Cambridge, and was ordained in the Church of England in 1842. He was strongly influenced by F. D. Maurice, and became a leader of the Christian Socialist Movement. He was a theological writer
Who’s Who in Christian History
Kingsley, Charles
Kingsley, Charles (1819–1875)English clergyman and novelistBorn in Devonshire, Kingsley studied at King’s College, London, and at Cambridge. While serving as rector at Eversley in Hampshire, he published tracts urging Christian socialism. The tracts, concerned with improving the lot of the poor and