I have felt a little presumptuous writing this thesis.
Though I am not an Anglican I have been writing on the thought of
the classical anglioan divines; and I have found myself unable to
present simply and dispassionately an outline of their thought.
Throughout I have been interpreting, and even assessing, them
theologically - though I hasten to add that I have tried to make
the assessment chiefly on the basis of the theological tradition
of the aagllcan Reformation itself,
Yst my feeling of preaamptaousnsas has always been, modified
by another feeling* that of kindhip with moat of the men I have
been reading. At first, It is true, I read them as an outsider,
but soon I was drawn into their work and concerns; since then I
have felt as though I ware seeing everything from the Inside,
And as a result of this study I believe I understand arid respect
and admire the Church of sngland, in a way that I could never otherwise have done without actually becoming a member of that communion.