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

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

by Mark Bozzuti-Jones
     
 

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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

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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 come from?”—an engaging story of the ordinary and extraordinary life of a remarkable bishop.

Editorial Reviews

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
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561012206
Publisher:
Cowley Publications
Publication date:
07/20/2003
Pages:
86
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.29(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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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