As I remember it from Spurr, E. agrreed with the
RCs but needed the contibnuity with England's past.
He was in effect an Anglo-Papalist.
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Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 9:27
Subject: Re: Did Eliot Reject Anglican
Eliot was friendly with Bro George Every, then an Anglican Monk of the
Society of the Sacred Mission (a theological college near Nottingham).
It is highly likely that he discussed matters of faith in great depth
with Every, although there is as yet little hard evidence for this (the Eliot
Project is still in the 1920s)
Every himself became a fulllblown Roman Catholic in the 1970s; he
gets little recognition in academic circles but was a very influential
presence up during the 1940s to 70s
Not sure about the Millenium cult - AFAIK the (Anglican) Nicene Creed
just avers an undated¬ second coming, as I think so does the RC
On 2 November 2011 16:40, Tom Gray <[log in to unmask]>
Would it be true or at least somewhat useful to say that Eliot's issue
with Anglicanism was the strain of Millenarianism that is a property of
certain branches of it. Did Eliot reject the idea that salvation can be
found in "good works" and or in anything that can be achieved in the world.
It needs to be found in grace as the "peace that passeth understanding" from
the "What the Thunder Said"?