Peter Webster's Archbishop Ramsey: The Shape of the Church (The Archbishops PDF

By Peter Webster

ISBN-10: 0754665895

ISBN-13: 9780754665892

ISBN-10: 0754665968

ISBN-13: 9780754665960

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 state extra commonly, with the Anglican church around the world, and with the opposite Christian church buildings. Drawing from special resource fabric within the Lambeth Palace Library documents and reproducing many unique writings of Ramsey for the 1st time, this booklet explores key questions which encompass Ramsey’s tenure. How did Ramsey react to the fast hollowing-out of the average constituency of the church while even as seeing sweeping alterations within the demeanour during which the church attempted to minister to these contributors? What was once his position within the widening of the church's international imaginative and prescient, and the becoming porousness of its borders with different denominations? and the way did the character of the position of archbishop as figurehead swap during this period?

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