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Introduction to World Anglicanism (Bruce Kaye) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2008) 9780521618663
Introduction to World Anglicanism (Bruce Kaye) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2008) 9780521618663
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Title: An Introduction to World Anglicanism

Author: Kaye, Bruce

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2008

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521618663

Volumes: 1; Pages: 288

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What is the nature of world Anglicanism in a postcolonial, global age? This book provides the key to understanding both the character of this Christian tradition and the essential nature of current disputes. It describes the foundations of the tradition and outlines its central beliefs and practices, focusing on mission, liturgy, engagement with others, and power, knowledge and authority in the church. It includes chapters on women's ordination and on homosexuality in the public life of the church, and the final chapter looks to the challenges of the future.ContentsIntroductionPart I. Foundations1. The nature of the story as a tradition2. Forming an Anglican nation in England3. Forming Anglican churches around the worldPart II. Practices of Mission4. The practices of mission--changing outlooks5. Liturgical formation6. Patterns of engagement--political7. Patterns of engagement--relating to other traditions8. Influence, organisation and power in the church9. Ministerial offices--ordination10. Ministerial offices--ordination of women11. Ministerial offices--homosexuality and the public life of the churchPart III. Beliefs12. Beliefs--knowledge and authority in the conversation13. Beliefs: ecclesiology14. Beliefs: other themes in the contemporary agenda15. Afterword
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