New PDF release: A Plague on Both Their Houses: Liberal vs. Conservative

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) via 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 placement in TEC as a Culture warfare between Liberals and Conservatives are deeply improper. furthermore, the booklet indicates that the splits which are taking place in the nationwide church are usually not quite a bit schisms within the technical sociological feel, yet are extra appropriately defined as a familial divorce, with all of the ongoing messy entwinement that this time period inspires.

The interpretation of the dispute provided through the ebook additionally counters widespread 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 get together movement.

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