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life of Nicholas Ferrar

Peter Peckard

life of Nicholas Ferrar

(abridged from the memoirs

by Peter Peckard

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Published by Masters in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ferrar, Nicholas.

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    Statementby Dr. P. Peckard.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13974637M

      ‘[The Web of Friendship] is a work of exhaustive academic research and therefore provides a much more comprehensive insight into Nicholas Ferrar’s early life, his motivations, personality and his times, all elements which influenced the creation and management of . Early life Nicholas Ferrar. Nicholas was born in into a family heavily involved in commercial trading overseas. Francis Drake and Walter Raleigh were visitors to the family home. He studied at Cambridge University entering Clare Hall, now Clare College, at the age of He was elected a Fellow in

    Nicholas Ferrar (22 February – 4 December ) was an English scholar, courtier, businessman and man of religion. Ordained deacon in the Church of England, he retreated with his extended family to the manor of Little Gidding in Huntingdonshire, where he lived the rest of his life.   The second Life, which in many parts is identical with that written by John Ferrar, was attributed to Turner, bishop of Ely, and was first published in extracts in the Christian Magazine (), afterwards as Brief Memoirs of Nicholas Ferrar, collected from a narrative by Right Rev. Dr. Turner, formerly bishop of Ely, Bristol, , and.

    The author of the " Life" tells it us also, at greater length, though with less instinctive dramatic perception. Before, however, this peaceful life, "built by rule," reached its height of asceticism and continual prayer, Nicholas Ferrar had served his apprenticeship to the world. Paul Ballard, in Theological Book Review, No 2 Joyce Ransome has written a very helpful biography of the Little Gidding community and in particular Nicholas Ferrar. This is a significant work that has completed original research in the letters and documents associated with this important 17th-century Anglican community.


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A Life Of Nicholas Ferrar () Paperback – Septem by Peter Peckard (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" Author: Peter Peckard. Nicholas Ferrar, (born Feb. 22,London, Eng.—died Dec.

4,Little Gidding, near Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire), Anglican clergyman, founder and director of a celebrated Christian community devoted to spiritual discipline and social service.

Ferrar was also a friend of the English devotional poet George Herbert and brought Herbert’s poetry to public attention. Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Peckard, Peter. Life of Nicholas Ferrar. London, Printed and sold by J. Masters, Nicholas Ferrar at Little Gidding Nicholas Ferrar was the son of a London merchant who was an early member of the Virginia Company, the group which established the American colony in In Nicholas succeeded his elder brother John as the company’s Deputy, becoming responsible for its day-to-day administration.

Preview this book» What people are Other editions - View all. Memoirs of the Life of Mr. Nicholas Ferrar (Classic Reprint) Peter Peckard No preview available - Memoirs of the Life of Mr. Nicholas Ferrar (Classic Reprint) Peter Peckard No preview available - Common terms and phrases. nicholas ferrar and little gidding During the span of the reign of King Charles I in a little village in Huntingdonshire, not too far from Cambridge, lived a family, the Ferrar family.

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Nicholas Ferrar, from a portrait by Cornelius Janssen in the Senior Fellows’ Common Room, Clare College, Cambridge Patrick Comerford Nicholas Ferrar () was the guiding light of one of the most remarkable experiments in Christian community living in the history of Anglicanism.

The community did not long survive Nicholas Ferrar’s death, having incurred the hostility of the Puritans, who contemptuously called it a “protestant nunnery”. But Nicholas’ brother John and sister Susanna Collett kept up the life of prayer and work.

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"The life of Nicholas Ferrar here printed is a composite of the surviving manuscript accounts, each of which derives ultimately from the original Life by John Ferrar." Description: xxii, pages frontispiece, facsimiles, genealogical table 23 cm. Little Gidding was the home of a small Anglican religious community established in by Nicholas Ferrar, two of his siblings and their extended families.

It was founded around strict adherence to Christian worship in accordance with the Book of Common Prayer and the High Church (or Catholic) heritage of the Church of y: England. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Life and Times of Nicholas Ferrar by H.

Skipton (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Nicholas Ferrar The Church of England keeps December 4th as the feast day of Nicholas Ferrar, the devout Anglican who founded the Community of Little Gidding in the early seventeenth century.

Ferrar was trying to find a fruitful via media between protestant and catholic understandings of what it is to be Christian.

A biography of Nicholas Ferrar () and his family with a focus on his background, his education and experiences that shaped that ministry as well as the circumstances that brought the family to the village of Little Gidding in Cambridgeshire.

Avoiding the hagiographic tone adopted by Ferrar's biographers, Joyce Ransome shows how the search for community was central to. Nicholas Ferrar, born inwas the founder of a religious community that lasted from to After Nicholas had been ordained as a deacon, he and his family and a few friends retired to Little Gidding, Huntingdonshire, England, to devote themselves to a life of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving (Matthew ,5,16).They restored the abandoned church building, and became responsible for.

Nicholas Ferrar (22 February - 4 December ) was an English scholar, courtier, businessman and man of religion. Ordained deacon in the Church of England, he retreated with his extended family to the manor of Little Gidding in Huntingdonshire, where he lived the rest of his life.

Nicholas Ferrar was born in London, the third son and fifth child (of six) of Nicholas Ferrar and his wife Born: 22 FebruaryLondon. Nicholas Ferrar, two lives Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Ferrar, Nicholas, Theology, Little Gidding Publisher [n.p.] Camb. Univ. Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 AddeddatePages:   Nicholas Ferrar, friend and publisher of George Herbert and founder of the Little Gidding community, died on December 2,but his death is remembered in the Church of England today.

The Anglican church of St. John in Little Gidding, Cambridgeshire, describes his life and his family's retreat to Little Gidding, a community of prayer.

Nicholas Ferrar, born inwas the founder of a religious community that lasted from to After Nicholas had been ordained as a deacon, he and his family and a few friends retired to Little Gidding, Huntingdonshire, England, to devote themselves to a life of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving (Matthew ,5,16).

Ferrar was given help and supportwith his semi-religious community by John Collet, as well as Collet’s wife and fourteenchildren.

They devoted themselves to a life of prayer, fasting and almsgiving (Matthew,5,16).The community was founded inwhen Nicholas was 34 years old. In her recent book, The Web of Friendship: Nicholas Ferrar and Little Gidding, Joyce Ransome shows how the search for community was central to Ferrar’s life, and this becomes the unifying theme around which she has constructed her biographical account.

Indeed she shows how far Ferrar transformed his once wealthy mercantile family into a.Chapters should formally be constituted on or around the Feast of St.

Nicholas Ferrar (1 December), but you’re highly encouraged to make an informal commitment as a group until that rolls around! On St. Nicholas’ feast, make sure all your members sign the charter and send a copy to the Society’s office.