Sermons of the Revd George Sealy

Last October, the RCB Library received a very welcome communication from Rosemary Kempshall in the UK, who wrote to say that she had in her possession a large volume of sermons written by the Revd George Sealy, a parochial cleric based in the diocese of Cork, from the late 18th and early 19th centuries.  The vast majority of the sermons are highly detailed works focused exclusively on detailed theological concerns, taking a small part of a biblical verse and expanding on this theme for the benefit of the rector’s parishioners.

A typical sermon header inscribed by the Revd George…

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