Titolo: Love's Redeeming Work: The Anglican Quest ...
Casa editrice: Oxford University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2004
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: There is an immensely rich tradition of writing from the Anglican tradition that has helped to form the spirituality and theology of the contemporary church. This major new work draws together the writings of most of the major writers from the sixteenth century to the present day who have contributed to this development. Each writer is introduced briefly, and then extracts from major works are reproduced, with clear guides to the source texts from which the material has been drawn. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0191070580
Riassunto: This major new anthology of Anglican spiritual writings was compiled by a trio of the Church's most widely respected scholars.
The selections demonstrate by example the Anglican tenet that different strands of spirituality can be held together in a creative tension that enhances the overall strength of the church. Their variety reflects the worldwide nature of the Anglican communion and includes men and women authors from such places as the United Kingdom, the United States, India, Australia, Sri Lanka and Tanzania.
This volume is a shining witness to the impact that Anglican spirituality has had on Christianity throughout the world. Featuring a broad spectrum of literary genres (letters, devotional essays, poetry, reflections on the Scriptures, etc.) it will make a superb reference work.
Geoffrey Rowell is the Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe. He was formerly the Bishop of Basingstoke, and from 1972 to 1994 was Chaplain and Tutor in Theology at Keble College, Oxford. He has been a member of both the Liturgical Commission and the Doctrine Commission of the Church of England. His publications include The Vision Glorious, Tradition Renewed: the Oxford Movement Conference Papers, and The English Religious Tradition and the Genius of Anglicanism. Kenneth Stevenson has been the Bishop of Portsmouth since 1995. He was Rector of Holy Trinity and St Mary's Guildford, and Chaplain and Lecturer at the University of Manchester. He too has been a member of the Liturgical Commission, and is still on the Doctrine Commission. He is a regular speaker in the House of Lords, and is in great demand as a writer and speaker on liturgical matters. His books include Nuptial Blessing, The Mystery of Baptism in the Anglican Tradition, and Abba, Father: Understanding and Using the Lord's Prayer. Rowan Williams is Archbishop of Canterbury, and was previously Archbishop of Wales and Bishop of Monmouth. Prior to his consecration, he was University Lecturer in Divinity and Fellow and Dean of Clare College, Cambridge, before becoming Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford. His numerous publications include The Wound OF Knowledge, The Truce of God, Teresa of Avila, After Silent Centuries, Icons - on the Borders of Eternity, Christ on Trial, and Ponder These Things: Praying with Icons of the Virgin.
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