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By Christopher Craig Brittain

ISBN-10: 0567658457

ISBN-13: 9780567658456

ISBN-10: 0567682080

ISBN-13: 9780567682086

Christopher Craig Brittain deals a wide-ranging exam of particular occasions in the Episcopal Church (TEC) by way of drawing upon an research of theological debates in the church, box interviews in church congregations, and sociological literature on church clash. The dialogue demonstrates that interpretations describing the location in TEC as a Culture battle between Liberals and Conservatives are deeply improper. furthermore, the publication indicates that the splits which are taking place in the nationwide church aren't loads schisms within the technical sociological feel, yet are extra safely defined as a familial divorce, with all of the ongoing messy entwinement that this time period conjures up.

The interpretation of the dispute provided via the booklet additionally counters in demand debts provided through leaders in the Episcopal Church. The Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts-Schori, has portrayed a few competitors of her theological positions and her method of moral matters as being 'fundamentalist', whereas different 'Progressives' liken their rivals to the Tea social gathering movement.

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