Telfer, W. The Office of a Bishop
Telfer, W. The Office of a Bishop
Telfer, W. The Office of a Bishop
Telfer, W. The Office of a Bishop

Telfer, W. The Office of a Bishop

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Telfer, W. The Office of a Bishop. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1962. First Edition. 

Red publisher's cloth, no dust jacket, 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, xvii., 214 clean pp., tight. Dj flap pasted to the ffep. Ex Bible college library with library matter on the front end papers, library label removed from spine. Good. Hardcover.  [5346] 

"The following pages are devoted to the historical study of the Christian office of bishop. They will attempt to show how that office originated, and then to trace the changes and developments in Christian thought through the centuries concerning episcopacy." - Introduction.

William Telfer (1886-1968), Anglican clergyman and academic, decorated for chaplain service in WWI. He served as Dean of Clare College, Cambridge (1921), Ely Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University (1944-1947, and Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge (1947-1956).