By Mark Chapman
What's Anglicanism? How is it various from different kinds of Christianity, and the way did it come to have such a lot of varied types in the course of the global? even if initially united by way of place and a standard trust, Anglicanism has progressively misplaced its pre-eminence because the English kingdom church because of expanding pluralisation and secularization. whereas there are exact topics and emphases that emerge from its early background and theology, there's little feel of team spirit in Anglicanism today.
Here, Mark Chapman explores the attention-grabbing background, theology, and constructions of Anglicanism, and highlights the variety of the modern church via studying how traditions fluctuate from England and American, from South Africa to Malaysia. Chapman seems at present advancements and controversies, reminiscent of homosexuality and girls monks, and gives thought-provoking feedback for the way forward for Anglicanism. placing the historical past and improvement of the faith into context, Chapman finds what it's that holds Anglicanism jointly regardless of the hot crises that threaten to rip it aside.
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