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Thomas Manton

Thomas Manton was an English Puritan clergyman. He was a chaplain to Oliver Cromwell. Thomas Manton was baptised 31 March 1620 at Lydeard St Lawrence, Somerset, a remote southwestern portion of England, his grammar school education was at Blundell's School, in Tiverton, Devon. His formal education came at Wadham College, University of Oxford, he graduated BA in 1639 from Hart Hall. Joseph Hall, bishop of Norwich, ordained him deacon the following year: he never took priest's orders, holding that he was properly ordained to the ministerial office, he was appointed town lecturer of Sowton in Devon, where he served from 1640 to 1643, at Colyton, from 1643 to 1645. In July 1645 he moved from the rural western counties to the London area, as Colonel Alexander Popham, the patron of St. Mary's parish, brought him east to the tiny town of Stoke Newington, in Middlesex county, outside London proper. Here he began his major mid-week lectures, first on Isaiah 53 on James, on Jude. While at Stoke Newington he was invited to preach before Parliament for the first of at least six occasions on 30 June 1647, a fast day for Parliament.

His sermon was entitled, "Meat out of the Eater. One year on 30 June 1648, he preached another fast sermon on Revelation 3:20, "England's Spiritual Languishing, he participated in the Westminster Assembly as one of three clerks, was appointed to write a preface to the second edition of the Westminster Confession in 1658, served Oliver Cromwell as a chaplain and a trier. In 1656 he moved to London as he was appointed as a lecturer at Westminster Abbey and most as rector of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, succeeding Obadiah Sedgwick. During this time Cromwell died and England entered a period of great uncertainty; this led Presbyterians such as Manton to call for the restoration of Charles II in 1660, travelling along with others to Breda, The Netherlands, to negotiate his return. After Charles returned, Manton was part of the negotiations called the Savoy Conference, in which the scruples of the Presbyterians and Congregationalists concerning the Prayer Book were formally discussed, yet since the Cavalier Parliament was filled with Laudians, 1662 saw the enactment of the Act of Uniformity 1662.

All ministers were to be ordained or re-ordained by a bishop, they were to renounce the Solemn League and Covenant, promise loyalty to the Prayer Book, subscribe the Thirty-Nine Articles. Since Manton was on favourable terms with Charles II he was offered the Deanery of Rochester, but he refused on conscience grounds. Manton's last years were tumultuous; the Act of Uniformity led to the "Great Ejection." On 17 August 1662, Manton preached his last sermon at Covent Garden on Hebrews 12:1. He continued to write when imprisoned for refusing to cooperate for six months in 1670 in violation of the Conventicle Act. 1672 saw the Declaration of Indulgence, in which men like Manton were granted a licence to preach at home. Manton became a lecturer at Pinner's Hall for the so-called "morning exercises." Parliament, revoked this Indulgence the year after. Manton would die on 18 October 1677, was survived by his wife and three children. Although Manton is little known now, in his day he was held in as much esteem as men like John Owen.

He was best known for his skilled expository preaching, was a favourite of John Charles Ryle, who championed his republication in the mid-19th century, Charles Spurgeon. Of Manton, Ryle said he was "a man who could neither say, nor do, nor write anything without being observed." Spurgeon said his works contained "a mighty mountain of sound theology" and his sermons were "second to none" to his contemporaries. He went on to say, "Manton is not brilliant, his finest work is his Exposition of James. One hundred and ninety sermons on the hundred and nineteenth Psalm https://archive.org/details/onehundredninety01mant OL 23323172M One hundred and ninety sermons on the hundred and nineteenth Psalm https://archive.org/details/onehundredninety02mant OL 23323172M One hundred and ninety sermons on the hundred and nineteenth Psalm https://archive.org/details/onehundredninety03mant OL 23323172M A practical commentary, or, An exposition with notes upon the Epistle of James: delivered in sundry weekly lectures at Stoke-Newington in Middlesex, near London https://archive.org/details/practi00mant OL ia:practi00mant A practical commentary, or, an exposition with notes on the Epistle of James.

D.: with memoir of the author https://archive.org/details/completeworksoft01mantuoft Memoir by Rev. Dr. Harris. A Practical Exposition of the Lord's Prayer. On Christ's Temptation and Transfiguration. On Redemption by Christ and his Eternal Existence; the complete works of Thomas Manton, D. D.: with memoir of the author https://archive.org/details/completeworksoft02mantuoft An Estimate of Manton, by the Rev. J. C. Ryle, B. A. Several Discourses Tending to Promote Peace and Ho

Ellen Andrea Wang

Ellen Andrea Wang is a Norwegian jazz musician and composer. She is the cousin of singer-songwriter Marthe Wang. Raised in Søndre Land, she released her debut album, Diving, in 2014, she formed the band Pixel in 2010. Wang has performed with Sting. Wang started playing the violin at a young age, but substituted an upright bass for the violin at the age of sixteen, attended the Norwegian Academy of Music under guidance of the bassist Bjørn Kjellemyr, she is leading her own Ellen Andrea Wang Trio and the band "Pixel", is a driving force in the band "SynKoke", is in addition part of the band Dag Arnesen Trio. The gig by "Pixel" including drummer Jon Audun Baar, trumpeter Jonas Kilmork Vemøy and saxophonist Harald Lassen, was noted as "one of the most memorable moments" of the Match and Fuse Festival, by the Jazz magazine Down Beat. At Oslo Jazz Festival 2013, Wang for the first time presented a band that bears her name Ellen Andrea Wang Trio. On the keyboards is Andreas Ulvo, well known from the "Eple Trio" and Mathias Eick's band.

On the drums is Erland Dahlen, who collaborates with Nils Petter Molvær and Susanna Wallumrød among others. The trio play an innovative jazz with elements from the rock and pop world. At Vossajazz 2014, she appeared within Ivar Kolve's Polyostinat experience. Here she performed with Norwegian elite musicians, delivered an indulgent polyrhythmic and polyharmonic treat for the discerning ear. At Moldejazz 2014, Wang presented material from her debut solo album Diving; the Ellen Andrea Wang Trio play a wonderful mix of jazz and rock, with catchy melodies and hypnotic grooves. In October 2014 the bands "Pixel" and "SynKoke" delivered gigs at the London venue Vortex Jazz Club during the'Match and Fuse Festival'. Wang received the Kongsberg Jazz Festivals great musician price in July 2015; the prize is awarded to a musician. In 2018 she released the album Run, Run with the vocal trio Gurls including Hanna Paulsberg and Rohey Taalah on the Grappa label. 2011: "This year's Talent Award" at "DølaJazz» 2012: "Statkraft Young Star" at "Oslo Jazzfestival" 2012: "New Star of The Month" by the "Japan Magazine" 2013: Featured at Young Nordic Jazz Comets within Pixel 2015: The Kongsberg Jazz Award at Kongsberg Jazzfestival Ellen Andrea Wang Trio 2014: Diving 2017: Blank Out With SynKoke 2009: Hokjønn 2011: The Ideologist With Pixel 2012: Reminder 2013: We Are All Small Pixels 2015: Golden Years With Gurls2018: Run Boy, Run With Pastor Wang Quintet 2007: Blå Hymne With The Opium Cartel 2009: Night Blooms With Dag Arnesen Trio 2010: Norwegian Song 3 With Amherst 2010: A Light Exists in Spring With White Willow 2011: Terminal Twilight 2017: Future Hopes With Lena Nymark 2014: Beautiful Silence List of jazz bassists Official website

Narayan Ganesh Gore

Narayan Ganesh Gore was a socialist leader and Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India. He was born in the town of Hindale in Konkan, he received his college education in Pune to earn a degree in law. Since his college days, Gore participated in India's struggle for independence under Mahatma Gandhi's leadership from the British Raj. In 1942, he suffered imprisonment by the British authorities for his participation in the struggle. After India's independence in 1947, Gore served as member of 2nd Lok Sabha in 1957–62, the mayor of Pune in 1967–68, he was the president of the Indian socialist party for many years. From 26 January 1981 to 12 January 1984, Gore served as the editor of the weekly Sadhana. Gore wrote short stories, he translated two important works. In all, he wrote more than 25 books; the following is a partial list of the titles of his books: Karavande Seeteche Pohe Dali Gulabashi Shankh Ani Shimpale Chinarachya Chhayet Kahi Pane, Kahi Phule Karavande is a collection of Gore's letters to his young daughter.

Seeteche Pohe is a collection of Gore's short stories. Jawaharlal Nehru's autobiography, its abridged version for children Kalidas's Sanskrit poetic work Meghdoot Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's edited work translated as Gandhijinche Wiwidh Darshan Karagruhachya Bhinti Samajawadach Ka? Bharatachi Purwa Sarahadda Tapu Lagalela Himalay Samrajyashahi Va Wishwa Kutumbawad http://www.rasik.com/cgi_bin/display_book.cgi?bookId=b49842&lang=marathi