Download e-book for iPad: Archbishop Ramsey: The Shape of the Church (The Archbishops by Peter Webster

By Peter Webster

Archbishop Michael Ramsey’s archiepiscopate from 1961 to 1974 observed profound renegotiations of the connection of the Church of britain with its personal flock, with the country extra commonly, with the Anglican church world wide, and with the opposite Christian church buildings. Drawing from particular resource fabric within the Lambeth Palace Library documents and reproducing many unique writings of Ramsey for the 1st time, this ebook explores key questions which encompass Ramsey’s tenure. How did Ramsey react to the fast hollowing-out of the typical constituency of the church when whilst seeing sweeping alterations within the demeanour during which the church attempted to minister to these participants? What was once his position within the widening of the church's international imaginative and prescient, and the starting to be porousness of its borders with different denominations? and the way did the character of the function of archbishop as figurehead switch during this period?

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