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People & History Drawing of social reformer Josephine Butler (1828-1906) People & History

The life and legacy of trailblazing social reformer and evangelical Anglican Josephine Butler

“Josephine Butler can teach us to be courageous and faithful in standing up for the truth and the rights of those who are oppressed. She can show us how to combine compassion and action, and how to use our gifts and talents for God’s glory,” writes The Rev’d Tania Eichler, as Josephine Butler is commemorated in our Lectionary on 30 December