Miter Fits Just Fine: A Story about the Right Reverend Barbara Clementine Harris, Suffragan Bishop, Diocese of Massachusetts

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In this charming biography especially for young people, Mark Bozzuti-Jones gives us a warm and caring glimpse of Barbara C. Harris, the first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion. Based on conversations with Bishop Harris, her family, and her close friends, Bozzuti-Jones addresses complex issues of faith, discrimination, and the presence of God in ordinary events. This is an excellent gift for confirmation or baptism, or for anyone curious to know the answer to the question, “Where do Bishops ...
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Overview

In this charming biography especially for young people, Mark Bozzuti-Jones gives us a warm and caring glimpse of Barbara C. Harris, the first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion. Based on conversations with Bishop Harris, her family, and her close friends, Bozzuti-Jones addresses complex issues of faith, discrimination, and the presence of God in ordinary events. This is an excellent gift for confirmation or baptism, or for anyone curious to know the answer to the question, “Where do Bishops come from?”—an engaging story of the ordinary and extraordinary life of a remarkable bishop.

Describes the life of Barbara C. Harris, an African American, and the first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion.

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Editorial Reviews

Waterwheel - Vol. 19 2008
The Anglican Communion was lucky to have Barbara Harris as its first woman bishop. Her story, told in this book for young readers as well as for adults, is inspiring and refreshing.
Waterwheel
The Anglican Communion was lucky to have Barbara Harris as its first woman bishop. Her story, told in this book for young readers as well as for adults, is inspiring and refreshing.
— 2008, Vol. 19, No. 1
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561012206
  • Publisher: Cowley Publications
  • Publication date: 7/20/2003
  • Pages: 86
  • Product dimensions: 5.76 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.29 (d)

Meet the Author

MARK FRANCISCO BOZZUTI-JONES was born in Kingston, Jamaica. A former Jesuit priest, he has done mission work in Guyana, Brazil, Mexico, and Belize. Now an Episcopal priest, he is the Associate Rector of Christ Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is the author of several books.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Quaker State: Philadelphia Chapter 2 “I’m Not a Boy”: Family Life Chapter 3 “You’re Black”: School Life Chapter 4 “I Believe in God”: Church Life Chapter 5 Working Hard: Adult Life Chapter 6 Making History: The Spirit of a Life
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