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Paul Before AgrippaActs 26.1-11

One of the great, though controversial, bishops of Durham in the first half of the twentieth century was Hensley Henson. He was a brilliant speaker and writer, a much loved (though sharp-tongued) pastor, and a great campaigner on all kinds of social, political, cultural and especially religious and theological issues. He was not afraid of controversy. Once, when he had spoken out against a labour dispute, the miners decided to set upon him in Durham and throw him in the river. Fortunately for Henson but unfortunately for the dean of the cathedral, they got the wrong man, and it was the dean who ended up getting a soaking...

Taken from Acts for Everyone Part 2 by Tom Wright


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