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SPCKSociety for Promoting Christian Knowledge
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(62) The SPRK, founded in 1750, the first evangelical tract society in England, published such items as these for the poor "to bring them acquainted with the truth as it is in Jesus, and render them wise to Salvation." (63) Isabel Rivers, who has studied the SPRK, noted that it was founded because the SPCK, founded in 1698, was hostile to dissenters and "ignored what they regarded as the essential doctrines of the gospel." The SPRK, which consisted of Congregationalists, Baptists, evangelical Anglicans, and others, largely Calvinist, published established classics for distribution to the poor.
(4.) George Eldon Ladd, Jesus and the Kingdom: The Eschatology of Biblical Realism (London: SPCK, 1966), 141.
Although Austen did not attend the SPCK meeting, she mentions many of the listed names in her letters.
Walsh, Truth is Stranger Than It Used to Be (London: SPCK, 1995), 43.
The principal tract produced by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) for visitors to the exhibition was An Address to Foreigners Visiting the Great Exhibition of Arts in London, 1851, which was also published in at least six foreign languages.
Clark is probably best known for his defense of animal rights in such works as The Moral Status of Animals (OUP, 1977) and Animals and their Moral Standing (Routledge, 1997); but he is also known for his work in the philosophy of religion (e.g., God, Religion and Reality, SPCK, 1998), political philosophy (e.g., The Political Animal, Routledge, 1999), and environmentalism (e.g., How to Think about the Earth, Mowbrays, 1993).
. Saints and Heroes: Inspiring Politics, by Frank Field, is published by SPCK.
Dr James Munson is the editor of Echoes of the Great War: The Diary of the Reverend Andrew Clark 1914-1919 (Oxford University Press, 1985) and The Nonconformists: In Search of a Lost Culture (SPCK, 1991).
Vidler in Theology, offered the following opinion on hearing a ship's captain read the homily against adultery at Morning Prayer aboard a liner: "it is time that official action should be taken to disown them [the Homilies]; if printed at all, they should be put forward, not by the Tract Committee of the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge (SPCK), but as documents illustrative of the depth to which religion had sunk as a result of the Reformation." (7) Donovan's partial view looks now like the tip of an iceberg soon to surface as the New English Bible and other feeble contemporary translations, the Alternative Service Book, a number of emasculated hymnals, and most recently Common Worship.
(BULLETIN BOARD: SPCK) , through its wholly owned, Montreal-based subsidiary Superclick Networks, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports the Superclick Internet Management System (SIMS(tm)), Monitoring and Management Application (MAMA(tm)) and Media Distribution System (MDS(tm)) in worldwide hospitality, conference center and event, multi-tenant unit (MTU) and university markets.