« Barruel, Augustin Barry, Alfred Barry, William Francis »

Barry, Alfred

BARRY, ALFRED: Church of England, suffragan bishop in West London; b. at London Jan. 15, 1826. He was educated at King’s College, London, and Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A., 1848), where he was elected fellow in 1849. He was subwarden of Trinity College, Glenalmond, in 1849-54, headmaster of Leeds Grammar School in 1854-62, principal of Cheltenham College in 1862-68, and principal of King’s College, London, in 1868-83. Having been ordained deacon in 1850 and priest in 1853, he was canon of Worcester in 1871-81 and of Westminster in 1881-84, in addition to being chaplain to the queen in 1875-84. In 1884 he was consecrated bishop of Sydney and primate of Australia, but resigned in 1889, and until 1891 was suffragan bishop in the diocese of Rochester. He was then appointed canon of Windsor, and was rector of St. James’s, Piccadilly, from 1895 to 1900. He was consecrated suffragan bishop in West London in 1897. In addition to numerous volumes of sermons, he has written Introduction to the Old Testament (London, 1850); The Atonement of Christ (1871); What is Natural Theology? (Boyle Lectures for 1876); The Manifold Witness for Christ (Boyle Lectures for 1877-78); Teacher’s Prayer Book (1882); First Words in Australia (1884); Parables of the Old Testament (1889); Christianity and Socialism (1891); Light of Science on the Faith (Bampton Lectures for 1892); England’s Message to Indus (1894); Ecclesiastical Expansion of England (Hulsean Lectures for 1894-95); The Position of the Laity (1903); and The Christian Sunday (1904).

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