By Miranda K. Hassett
The signal outdoor the conservative, white church within the small southern U.S. city declares that the church is a part of the Episcopal Church--of Rwanda. In Anglican Communion in Crisis, Miranda Hassett tells the interesting tale of the way a brand new alliance among conservative American Episcopalians and African Anglicans is reworking 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 components of the Southern Hemisphere started to forge ties against the yankee Episcopal Church's perceived liberalism and starting to be toleration of homosexuality. This led to dozens of yank Episcopal church buildings filing to the authority of African bishops.
in accordance with extensive learn, interviews with key individuals 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 booklet demanding situations universal views--that the connection among the american citizens and Africans is in basic terms certainly one of comfort or maybe that the americans obtained the help of the Africans. in its place, Hassett argues that their partnership is a planned and dedicated stream that has tapped the ability and language of globalization as a way to stream either the yankee Episcopal Church and the global Anglican Communion to the right.
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Anglican Communion in Crisis: How Episcopal Dissidents and Their African Allies Are Reshaping Anglicanism by Miranda K. Hassett