Beyond Colonial Anglicanism: The Anglican Communion in the Twenty-First Century

Beyond Colonial Anglicanism: The Anglican Communion in the Twenty-First Century

by Pui-lan Kwok
     
 

ISBN-10: 0898693578

ISBN-13: 9780898693577

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Church Publishing, Incorporated


This is a collection of fifteen provocative essays by a cadre of international authors that examine the nature and shape of the Communion today; the colonial legacy; economic tensions and international debt; sexuality and justice; the ecological crisis; violence and healing in South Africa; persecution and religious fundamentalism; the church amid global…  See more details below

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This is a collection of fifteen provocative essays by a cadre of international authors that examine the nature and shape of the Communion today; the colonial legacy; economic tensions and international debt; sexuality and justice; the ecological crisis; violence and healing in South Africa; persecution and religious fundamentalism; the church amid global urbanization; and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898693577
Publisher:
Church Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
325
Sales rank:
1,363,134
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments          

Preface Glauco S. de Lima          

Introduction          

Part I: Colonialism and the Anglican Communion          

1. The Exigency of Times and Occasions: Power and Identity in the Anglican
Communion Today Ian T. Douglas          

2. The Legacy of Cultural Hegemony in the Anglican Church Kwok Pui-lan          

3. The Nature and Shape of the Contemporary Anglican Communion David
Hamid          

Part II: Challenges of the Present World          

4. From Violence to Healing: The Struggle for Our Common Humanity Denise
M. Ackermann          

5. As We Sail Life's Rugged Sea: The Paradox of Divine Weakness Kortright
Davis          

6. This Fragile Earth Our Island Home: The Environmental Crisis Jeffrey
M. Golliher          

7. Debt Relief: Giving Poor Countries a Second Chance John Hammock and
Anuradha Harinarayan          

8. Power, Blessings, and Human Sexuality: Making the Justice Connections
Renée L. Hill          

9. Global Urbanization: A Christian Response Laurie Green          

Part III: Visions for the Future Church          

10. Scripture: What Is at Issue in Anglicanism Today? Njongonkulu
Ndungane          

11. The Primacy of Baptism: A Reaffirmation of Authority in the Church
Fredrica Harris Thompsett          

12. Leadership Formation for a New World: An Emergent Indigenous Anglican
Theological College Jenny Plane Te Paa          

13. Beyond the Monarch/Chief: Reconsidering Episcopacy in Africa Simon E.
Chiwanga          

14. Culture, Sprit, and Worship Jaci Maraschin          

15. Toward a Postcolonial Re-visioning of the Church's Faith, Witness, and
Communion Christopher Duraisingh          

Contributors          


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