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Letter to the Editors, 1988

In the 1987 Review an article was published entitled TO PRAY OR NOT TO PRAY. It was an answer from the Fellowship to those who criticised us for indulging in religious practice from time to time - something they regard as being unacceptable to George…

Message from the President, Michael Mansbridge, 1976

In a supermarket, coming across an acquaintance naturally leads to greetings, nods and smiles. Not infrequently, a person once encountered at the saups, is met again at the tea and coffee, then at frozen chickens, and unless evasive action is taken,…

Message from the President, Michael Mansbridge, 1976

Dear Friends, Perhaps it is treason for a George Eliot addict to cease to be Vicar of ‘Shepperton’. Alas, the rural parish which nurtured Mary Anne Evans’ early years has changed into a lively and complex urban parish with a population of over…

Message From the President, Michael Mansbridge, 1974

Dear Friends, In the setting of a literary society, enthusiasm should be free to move forward unrestrained. The like-minded can there come together to explore a writer’s works and ideas. They can study the life and homes of their chosen writer, to…

Message from the President, Michael Mansbridge, 1973

Dear Members, I think that 1972 may come to be called the year in which the George Eliot Fellowship “arrived”. Elsewhere in the Review you will find reports on the activities of an outstanding year which make very fine reading, and I would like…

Message From the President, Michael Mansbridge, 1972

George Eliot was never more alive than she is now. It sounds odd, but a moment’s thought will indicate what is meant. Her work is being read by more people than ever. Universities round the world, from Moscow to Berkley, bring their students face…

150th Anniversary Sermon

On Sunday, June 15th. 1969, at the George Eliot Commemoration Service, the Rev. Michael Mansbridge, B.A. Vicar of “Shepperton” preached this sermon. Creative artists of real talent and originality are few and far between Too often, in our…