A Plague on Both Their Houses: Liberal vs. Conservative Christians and the Divorce of the Episcopal Church USA

A Plague on Both Their Houses: Liberal vs. Conservative Christians and the Divorce of the Episcopal Church USA

by Christopher Craig Brittain

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ISBN-13: 9780567682086
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 05/31/2018
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

The Rev. Dr Christopher Craig Brittain is Senior Lecturer in Practical Theology at the University of Aberdeen, UK. He is a theologian and ordained Anglican priest, a participant in the international Ecclesiology and Ethnography network of scholars, as well as the Engaged Scholars Studying Congregations network in the USA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and List of Congregations and Individuals
INTRODUCTION: Beyond Church Decline & the 'Culture Wars'
CHAPTER ONE: A House Divided: The Episcopal Church in the USA
CHAPTER TWO: Resident Aliens? Conservatives and Liberals in The Episcopal Church
CHAPTER THREE: The Divorce of a Diocese: Choosing Sides & Getting Caught in theMiddle
CHAPTER FOUR: A Tale of Four Congregations
CHAPTER FIVE: Sue Thy Neighbour?
CHAPTER SIX: Ready; Aim; Blog! Church Conflict and the New Media
CHAPTER SEVEN: Church Conflict and Ecclesiology
CHAPTER EIGHT: In Search of Christian Identity

BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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