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George B. Chambers

George Bennet Chambers (born 18 January 1881 in Ealing, London; died early 1969 in Surrey) was an English priest, social activist and author (writing as G. B. Chambers). [1]

34 relations: Activism, Author, Bengal, Caldey Island, Cancer Research UK, Carbrooke, Christian denomination, Christian left, Church of England, Crucifix, Ealing, East End of London, England, Folk music, Gustav Holst, H. G. Wells, Hammer and sickle, History of the socialist movement in the United Kingdom, Iconography, Left-wing politics, London, Louis Robinson, Monk, Norfolk, Order of Saint Benedict, Ovington, Norfolk, Pembrokeshire, Plainsong, Priest, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Rector (ecclesiastical), Robert Chambers (English judge), South Africa, Surrey.

Activism

Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental change, or stasis.

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Author

An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created.

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Bengal

Bengal (বাংলা /baŋla/ or বঙ্গ Bônggo /bɔŋɡo/) is a geographical and ethno-linguistic region in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia, at the apex of the Bay of Bengal and dominated by the fertile Ganges delta.

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Caldey Island

Caldey (Welsh:Ynys Bŷr) is a small island off the SW coast of mainland Wales, near Tenby in Pembrokeshire.

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Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

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Carbrooke

Carbrooke is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district of mid-Norfolk, East Anglia, England in the United Kingdom.

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Christian denomination

A denomination in Christianity is a distinct religious body identified by traits such as a common name, structure, leadership and doctrine.

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Christian left

The term Christian left refers to a spectrum of left-wing Christian political and social movements that largely embrace viewpoints described as social justice that upholds a social gospel.

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Church of England

The Church of England is the officially-established Christian church in England, and the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Crucifix

A crucifix (from Latin cruci fixus meaning "(one) fixed to a cross") is an image of Jesus on the cross, as distinct from a bare cross.

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Ealing

Ealing is a major suburban district of west London, England and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Ealing.

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East End of London

The East End of London, also known simply as the East End, is an area of London, England, east of the Roman and medieval walled City of London and north of the River Thames.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Gustav Holst

Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946), known primarily as H. G. Wells,.

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Hammer and sickle

The hammer and sickle (☭) or sickle and hammer (Серп и молот) is a Communist symbol that was conceived during the Russian Revolution.

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History of the socialist movement in the United Kingdom

Socialism in the United Kingdom is generally thought to stretch back to the 19th century from roots arising in the aftermath of the English Civil War.

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Iconography

Iconography, as a branch of art history, studies the identification, description, and the interpretation of the content of images: the subjects depicted, the particular compositions and details used to do so, and other elements that are distinct from artistic style.

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Left-wing politics

Left-wing politics are political positions or activities that accept or support social equality, often in opposition to social hierarchy and social inequality.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Louis Robinson

For the rugby league player see Louis Robinson (rugby league) Louis Robinson was a 19th century English physician, paediatrician and author.

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Monk

A monk (from μοναχός, monachos, "single, solitary" and Latin monachus) is a person who practices religious asceticism, living either alone or with any number of other monks.

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Norfolk

Norfolk is a county in East Anglia.

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Order of Saint Benedict

The Order of Saint Benedict (OSB; Latin: Ordo Sancti Benedicti), also knownin reference to the colour of its members' habitsas the Black Monks, is a Roman Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.

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Ovington, Norfolk

Ovington is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.

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Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire (or; Sir Benfro) is a county in the south west of Wales.

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Plainsong

Plainsong (also plainchant; cantus planus) is a body of chants used in the liturgies of the Western Church.

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Priest

A priest or priestess (feminine) (from Greek πρεσβύτερος presbýteros through Latin presbyter, "elder", or from Old High German priast, prest, from Vulgar Latin "prevost" "one put over others", from Latin praepositus "person placed in charge"), is a person authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities.

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams OM (Vaughan Williams, Ursula. (1964) R.V.W.: A Biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Oxford University Press. In the preface, Notes on Names (p. xv), says "Ralph's name was pronounced Rafe, any other pronunciation used to infuriate him." 12 October 1872 – 26 August 1958) was an English composer of symphonies, chamber music, opera, choral music, and film scores.

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Rector (ecclesiastical)

A rector in the widest ecclesiastical sense, is "one who sets straight, guides, directs; a ruler, governor, director, guide, leader," from the Latin verb rego, regere, rexi, rectum, "to set straight, guide, direct".

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Robert Chambers (English judge)

Sir Robert Chambers (14 January 1737–9 May 1803), was a jurist, Vinerian Professor of English Law, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in the south east of England, one of the home counties bordering Greater London.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_B._Chambers

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