Christian Knowledge, Society for Promoting


Christian Knowledge, Society for Promoting
Christian Knowledge, Society for Promoting
A society within the Church of England

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE, SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING —    (S. P. C. K.), a religious association in connection with the Church of England, under the patronage of the Queen and the presidency of the Archbishop of Canterbury, established 1698, the object of which is to disseminate a knowledge of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge —     Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge     The greatest and most important society within the Church of England. It was founded 8 March, 1698, when four laymen, Lord… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge — The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (earlier known as the Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge and more commonly known as SPCK) is the oldest Anglican mission organisation. It was founded in 1698 by Thomas Bray (an… …   Wikipedia

  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge —    The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge was one of the earliest Christian publishing ventures. It has played a major role in the spread of Protestant values in Britain, North America, and the missionary field.    In 1696, the bishop of… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge — Die Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), 1698 in London gegründet, ist eine der frühesten europäischen Missionsgesellschaften. Mit ihrer europäischen Ausstrahlung war sie für den Pietismus eine zentrale Institution, denn sie verband… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge — La Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), que l on peut traduire en français par « Société pour la propagation du savoir chrétien », est la plus ancienne organisation de missions anglicanes. Elle fut fondée en 1698 par le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE —    a society founded in 1698 which during the last 200 years has originated and supported a number of agencies, both in this country and abroad, for propagating Christian knowledge; distributed into a number of separate departments …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge — ➡ SPCK. * * * …   Universalium

  • (the) Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge — the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge [the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge] ; » ↑SPCK …   Useful english dictionary

  • SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF CULTURE AMONG THE JEWS OF RUSSIA — SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF CULTURE AMONG THE JEWS OF RUSSIA, a society aimed at uniting advanced groups among Russian Jewry for the purpose of practical, organized, and planned activities to promote popular education; founded in St. Petersburg… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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