« Alliance of the Reformed Churches Allies, Thomas William Allioli, Josef Franz »

Allies, Thomas William

ALLIES, THOMAS WILLIAM: English Roman Catholic; b. at Midsomer Norton (14 m. n.e. of Glastonbury), Somersetshire, Feb. 12, 1813; d. at St. John’s Wood, London, June 17, 1903. He was first class in classics at Oxford, 1832. He took orders in the Anglican Church in 1838, serving for two 133 years as chaplain to the bishop of London and for ten years as rector of Launton. In 1850 he was received into the Roman Catholic Church by his friend, Cardinal, then Father, Newman. He wrote extensively on theological subjects, his principal works being, St. Peter, his Name and Office (London, 1852); The Formation of Christendom (8 vols., 1861-95); Per crucem ad lucem (2 vols., 1879); A Life’s Decision (1880); Church and State (1882), a continuation of The Formation of Christendom; and The Throne of the Fisherman (1887).

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