By Miranda K. Hassett
The signal outdoor the conservative, white church within the small southern U.S. city publicizes that the church is a part of the Episcopal Church--of Rwanda. In Anglican Communion in Crisis, Miranda Hassett tells the attention-grabbing tale of ways a brand new alliance among conservative American Episcopalians and African Anglicans is remodeling conflicts among American Episcopalians--especially over homosexuality--into worldwide conflicts in the Anglican church.
within the mid-1990s, conservative American Episcopalians and Anglican leaders from Africa and different elements of the Southern Hemisphere started to forge ties towards the yank Episcopal Church's perceived liberalism and growing to be toleration of homosexuality. This led to dozens of yankee Episcopal church buildings filing to the authority of African bishops.
in response to vast study, interviews with key members and observers, and months Hassett spent in a southern U.S. parish of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda and in Anglican groups in Uganda, Anglican Communion in Crisis is the 1st anthropological exam of the coalition among American Episcopalians and African Anglicans. The publication demanding situations universal views--that the connection among the americans and Africans is only one among comfort or maybe that the americans acquired the help of the Africans. in its place, Hassett argues that their partnership is a planned and devoted circulation that has tapped the ability and language of globalization in order to stream either the yankee Episcopal Church and the global Anglican Communion to the right.
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