William Warburton(1698-1779), Bishop of Gloucester, critic and writer
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Critic and controversial theological writer. He was literary executor and editor of Alexander Pope. His major publication, the Divine Legation of Moses, 1737-41, concerning the truth of Christianity, plunged him into lasting controversy. He rejected the views of Wesley in the Doctrine of Grace. He preached against the slave trade in 1766.