A View from the Edge: The Autobiography of Leslie Griffiths

A View from the Edge: The Autobiography of Leslie Griffiths

by Leslie Griffiths



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426716690
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port is Superintendent Minister of Wesley's Chapel in London and a working peer in the House of Lords. A former President of the Methodist Conference, he writes and broadcasts regularly.

He is the author of Letters Home (Methodist Publishing House, 1995); Touching the Pulse: Worship and Our Diverse World (Stainer & Bell, 1998); A HISTORY OF METHODISM IN HAITI (Port-au-Prince, 1991); Voices from the Desert: A Spirituality for Our Times (Canterbury Press, 2002); World without End?: Contours of a Post-terrorism Landscape (Epworth Press, 2007); and The Aristide Factor (Lion Press, 1996), a biography of the Roman Catholic priest who became President of Haiti. He was for 17 years a contributor to Thought for the Day.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Prologue 1

1 Childhood 9

2 Education 35

3 Haiti 61

4 One of Mr Wesley's Preachers 91

5 A Wider Audience 119

6 Wesley's Chapel 147

7 A Bigger Stage 173

Epilogue 203

Acknowledgements 215

Index 217

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