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THE CHURCH

The record of the bishops in the House of Lords is not of an active promotion of education for the poor: rather is it the contrary, although there are exceptions. Nor do we find them bringing their influence to bear on their fellow-peers and on the Goverttment to initiate factory legislation, to improve the lot of the coal-miner, the shop-worker or even the office clerk, or to show the way to a constructive foreign policy of peace and disarmament. If it be said that this is not their function, it must be answered that it is their opportunity. We must remember that it should be the concern of all socially conscious citizens, and also that they accept a position within the State legislature which entails special responsibilities. In short, we may say, although occasionally one or other may put in a plea for the poor, the lowly or the peace-loving, taken as a whole the bishops show the political and social tendencies that we should expect when we consider their social origin, the method of their appointment, and the size of their incomes. Nor must we forget that they are for the most part men of considerable wealth. The probate value of the personal estates left by the bishops who died between 1856 and 1885 ranged from £12,000 to £140,000, with an average of £54,000.(1) And when a man enjoys a private income of the £2,000 or more that this represents he belongs indisputably to the small class of highly propertied people. While among the lesser clergy there are more and notable exceptions, it is impossible to argue that they have as a whole a more progressive attitude.
Bright once said "that wherever a new church was built men would find it a centre of political darkness," and he was attacked for it by the Bishop of Manchester. But in the controversy which followed it was shown without refutation

1 The Case for Disestablishment, pp. 90-91.

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