An Introduction to World Anglicanism
By (author) Bruce N. Kaye
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Introduction to World Anglicanism by Bruce N. Kaye
Book DescriptionWhat is the nature of world Anglicanism in a postcolonial, global age? With talk of fragmentation constantly in the media, what does it mean to be 'Anglican'? This book presents Anglicanism as a conversation over time amongst a community of people held together by sets of practices and beliefs. The first part describes the emergence of Anglicanism and its foundations in older Christian traditions. The second looks at Anglican practices within the framework of changing understandings of mission, and focuses on liturgy, patterns of engagement with others, organisation and power in the church, and ministerial offices. There are two separate chapters on the ordination of women and homosexuality in the public life of the church. The third part, on beliefs, addresses the central question of knowledge and authority in Anglicanism, as well as ecclesiology, the nature of the church itself. A final chapter looks to the future.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521618663
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bruce N. Kaye
Introduction to World Anglicanism, Hardback (July 2005)
An overview of Anglican origins, beliefs and practices, setting the tradition in its global contexts.
Anglicanism in Australia, Hardback (June 1998)» View all books by Bruce N. Kaye
In this volume, the authors have moved beyond biography and histories of individual congregations to create a broad, complex and layered history of Anglicanism in Australia. They assess Anglicanism's contribution to Australian social, political and cultural life.
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Author Biography - Bruce N. Kaye
Bruce Kaye was General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Australia from 1994 to 2004. He is a cosmopolitan scholar and priest who, after studying in Sydney and taking his doctorate in Basel, held a post in the Theology Department at the University of Durham in the UK for twelve years before returning to the University of New South Wales in Australia. His visiting fellowships include periods in Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Cambridge, and Seattle, and he is a regular visitor to North America. He is the author of eight books, editor of ten further volumes, and has written some sixty journal articles as well as contributing to newspapers, radio and TV. He is also the foundation editor of The Journal of Anglican Studies.
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