Archbishop William King of Dublin and the concept of Humility

Humility is not a much praised virtue in contemporary discourse, yet it may be held to be a crucial one in the life of the Church, as groups and individuals alike face the consequences of undue pride in our convictions, both in Ireland and in the worldwide Church. It may be helpful to go back to a discourse of 300 years ago, when Archbishop William King of Dublin preached a famous sermon on the subject.