Remembering Algernon Crapsey (again, this time thanks to Emma Pollock)

(For an earlier post on this topic please see this blog post from 2007).

Later in his career, Crapsey gave a sermon at the Third Presbyterian Church in the city of Rochester. This was a “breech of church discipline and significant of the fact that [he] was no
longer a high-churchman, holding that the Episcopal Church was the only church…”…. The bishop forbade Crapsey of preaching there but he “told the bishop that the Third Presbyterian Church was within the confines of [his] parish and if these, [his] parishioners, were in the darkness of error it was [his] duty to dispel that darkness by the light of truth….”

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