Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction


what's Anglicanism? How is it various from different kinds of Christianity, and the way did it come to have such a lot of various types during the international? even though initially united by means of situation and a standard trust, Anglicanism has steadily misplaced its pre-eminence because the English kingdom church because of expanding pluralisation and secularization. whereas there are detailed subject matters and emphases that emerge from its early historical past and theology, there's little feel of team spirit in Anglicanism today.

Here, Mark Chapman explores the interesting heritage, theology, and constructions of Anglicanism, and highlights the variety of the modern church via analyzing how traditions range from England and American, from South Africa to Malaysia. Chapman appears to be like at present advancements and controversies, corresponding to homosexuality and ladies monks, and provides thought-provoking feedback for the way forward for Anglicanism. placing the background and improvement of the faith into context, Chapman finds what it's that holds Anglicanism jointly regardless of the hot crises that threaten to rip it apart.

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