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Page PREFACE i CONTENTS iv CHAPTER 1 BACKGROUND 1.1 Historical Developments Leading up to the Present Financial Situation 1 1.2 Organisational Structure of the Church of England 4 1.3 History and Organisation of the Diocese of Bradford 6 CHAPTER 2 FINANCIAL ASPECTS PERIPHERAL TO THE CENTRAL OBJECT 9 2.1 Introduction 9 2.2 Clergy Remuneration 9 2.2.1 Establishment and purpose of the Central Stipends Authority 9 2.2.2 Ascertaining clergy needs 11 2.2.3 Balance between job satisfaction and remuneration 12 2.3 Parochial Accounting 14 2.3.1 The essential foundation 14 2.3.2 "It passeth all understanding" 14 2.3.3 Simplification possible 16 2.4 Parish Resourcefulness 17 2.5 The Parish Questionnaire 21 2.5.1 Some comments and afterthoughts on the format 21 2.5.2 Summarised results 26 2.5.3 Detailed comment on numerate questions 27 2.5.4 Detailed comment on descriptive questions 33
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