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  1. says:

    Fascinating portrayal of the high and low church issues in 19th century England, the way science was challenging belief, and the different ways that people of faith responded some by denial of science, some by attempts to move from a literal interpretation of the Bible to something still spiritual I was not aware of the role that German linguistics research early in the century and then geological research had already played in breaking the science vs literal Bible issue wide open before Darwin published his research don t worry there isn t any actual linguistics or geology discussion in the novel There is some rather tough sledding in romantic in the vs classical sense passages, and she assumes a lot of knowledge about the religious controversies That means a lot is unsatisfying and a bit mystifying because she says he thought, read and talked about it and you re supposed to know what that constituted I had to do some additional research to figure out what he was ago...


  2. says:

    One of the best books I ve ever read It has the best only literary depiction of myself I ve come across Not Elsmere but Edward Langham.The philosopher in the book, Gray, is based on T.H Green.


  3. says:

    1888 novel about a clergyman s doubts Robert is a boyishly likeable people person with an intellectual side The beginning section is about Robert trying to get married to Catherine, an ascetically beautiful oldest sister who s a little too rigidly good for anyone s peace of mind The battle Robert and Catherine s family have is to persuade Catherine she doesn t need to sacrifice herself to look after her family Catherine s younger sister Rose is musical and rebellious and really quite anxious to get Catherine out the door Ward is quite good at presenting both sisters sympathetically Once Robert and Catherine are married the novel is much solidly focused on clerical stuff, with occasional breaks to follow Rose Rose almost gets engaged to a friend of Robert s, a depressed atheist with issues, but in the end he decides he has too many issues It s not that I thought he would be much of an asset to Rose but I was aggrieved by his refusal to grow and change Robert gets to know the local Squire, who has written controversial intellec...


  4. says:

    Mrs Humphrey Ward, she would never have appreciated being listed as Mary Augusta, was one of the most popular and important novelists of her day Robert Elsmere would probably would have been listed as the most important novel for at least ten years after publication 1888 She was extremely popular in America, and was the first author to secure internation writes of her works She is largely forgotten now as she was one the wrong side of the early woman s rights movement She was against it, although all her writing confirms this even the biographer seems unable to deal with it, intimating that she probably held a private view contrary to her public one Nonsense It was, I admit a very odd stand for a very modern woman Her husband was worthless and she supported his wealthy lifestyle completely one her own She was a courageous, brilliant woman Her point about womens sufferage was that since women did not have the vote that when issues that they felt deeply about occured that the men in thier lives would be compeled to vote as thier wives wished That once women had the vote, the men could do as they ...


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    Mrs Ward does here a remarkable work in representing the various elements of nineteenth century belief and doubt as they effect the personal life of the hero, Robert Elsmere, and especially his marriage with Catherine It is an attack on orthodox Christianity and a sort of glorification of the heresy of modernism Every great religion is, in truth, a concentration of great ideas, capable, as all ideas are, of infinite expansion and adaptation states Robert Elsmere Religion must change because the world is changed What seemed to be a loss, will, in the end, only be a gain.If you are interested in the religious turmoil of the 19th century this is certainly a must read But I suggest you to read also William Gladstone s long critique of the novel Gladstone, many times prime minister of Britain and a devout Anglican of the high church, argues that Christian morality is inseparable from Christian belief The latter is truly the founda...


  6. says:

    It was amazing to be reading a popular 1888 novel on an iphone The author knew RH Charles, a man my husband is researching, and thus he found this book We were both enjoying reading it at first I gave it up about 60 % through at a point when the spiritual crisis occurred.


  7. says:

    A tale of the conflict between faith and knowledge, this novel is in some respect an extended study of the changes to the theological and intellectual life of Victorian Britain Accordingly, it can be highly recommended to ...


  8. says:

    Amazing What an under appreciated book, which I only came upon reading that interview between Rudyard Kipling and Mark Twain The beautiful, and always captivating story not only about the central character but the main turns in the lives of those around him I m a...


  9. says:

    I really enjoyed the story, but I think that the book is way too long There is a lot of really flowery description of landscapes, homes, people s clothes, etc that really drag the story out without much purpose.

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