Gore, Charles

Gore, Charles,

1853–1932, English prelate and theologian. As the first principal (1884–93) of Pusey House, a theological center at Oxford, he was a leading figure in the High Church movement (see England, Church ofEngland, Church of,
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). In 1887 he founded the Society of the Resurrection, a community of celibate priests living under vows; this later became the Community of the Resurrection. He was also a founder-member of the Christian Social Union. In 1889 he edited Lux Mundi, a collection of essays that stated the views of modernists in the High Church. He was made canon of Westminster in 1894. In 1902 he was consecrated bishop of Worcester, in 1905 bishop of Birmingham, and in 1911 bishop of Oxford. Among his many works are The Church and the Ministry (1889), Christ and Society (1928), and The Philosophy of the Good Life (1930).
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