Rowan Williams: An Introduction

Rowan Williams: An Introduction by Rupert Shortt

ISBN10: 0819219908
ISBN13: 978-0819219909
Author: Rupert Shortt
Title: Rowan Williams: An Introduction
Publisher: MOREHOUSE PUBLISHING; 1 edition (July 1, 2003)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1531 kb
Size PDF: 1256 kb
Rating: 3.7/5
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Subcategory: Protestantism

Rowan Williams: An Introduction by Rupert Shortt

The first occupant of Lambeth Palace in several generations with an international reputation as a theologian, he is nevertheless often considered a difficult writer, more admired than read and understood. Many people remain puzzled by how his social radicalism can coexist with a reputation for orthodoxy in doctrine.

Rowan Williams: An Introduction is the first thorough account of the Archbishop's career and evolution as a thinker. A long biographical chapter is followed by three further sections on key aspects of Williams's theology, spirituality and politics.

The result is a sympathetic but not uncritical profile of a leader with unmatched talents for enhancing dialogue between Christianity and secular culture.

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