Daily Readings from William Temple Author:Hugh C. Warner (Compiler) FOREWORD: — More than most people of his day, Archbishop Temple had the gift of expressing in a sentence or two the most profound conceptions of religion and philosophy. To hear him speak was always an intellectual joy; the turn of his sentences, their cadence, and the amazing way the chain of thought resolved itself in a single complex whole wit... more »h never a word out of place, or the slightest hesitation in delivery-this is unforgettable. While listening, one wished to live with the wealth of experience and wide reading that lay behind all he spoke and wrote.
This anthology will, I hope, serve to answer this need. Five years as his personal chaplain brought one into very close contact with him, and that has been a privilege for which this work is in some way a thank-offering.
An index to references will be found at the end of the volume
My thanks are due to the following for permission to reproduce from the late Archbishop's books: Mrs. Temple, and Messrs. Eyre and Spottiswoode, Ltd., Hamish Hamilton, Longmans, Macmillan and Co., Ltd., National Book Council, Student Cristian Movement Press, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Above all, I must thank Miss Jeal for her untiring labour typing and re-typing the whole of this script.« less