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Rev Anthony Freeman dismissed from Church over views on God

Title
Rev Anthony Freeman dismissed from Church over views on God
Genre
News report; Interview; Vox pop
TX Date
1 Aug 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:03:41
Description
Max Cotton reports on the Reverend Anthony Freeman’s final service at Stapleford in West Sussex following his dismissal from the Church of England over his refusal to accept traditional views of God after his views were published in a book last year. The Bishop of Chichester, the Rt Rev Eric Kemp, announced he would revoke his licence to practise because his views were incompatible with the job. Includes interviews with Ian Lyon, lay member of the Sea of Faith group; unnamed members of congregation.
Contributors
Max Cotton; Ian Lyon
Keywords
Religion; Clergy; Church of England; Dismissal from employment; Sussex; Anthony Freeman; St Mark’s Church; Stapleford

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