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 Issues | Church History | Charles Simeon

Charles Simeon (1759-1836)
Leader of the Evangelical Revival

Summary

  • Educated at Eton and Kings, Cambridge
  • Converted in 1779 on going up to Cambridge
  • 1782 Fellow of Kings
  • 1783 Ordained and appoined Vicar of Holy Trinity, Cambridge where he served until his death 53 years later.
  • Helped found the Church Missionary Society in 1799

          

 

Biography of Simeon by Max Warren
(Great Churchmen No 11 - Church Book Room Press)

                

Articles

  • Charles Simeon of Cambridge - A man who faced and overcame rejection in his parish and maintained and acted on a lifelong vision for the Church both in England and worldwide. Churchman article from 1995 by Ian Chapman.

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