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By Kevin Ward

Anglicanism could be visible as irredeemably English. during this booklet Kevin Ward questions that assumption. He explores the nature of the African, Asian, Oceanic, Caribbean and Latin American church buildings that are now a majority within the world-wide communion, and exhibits how they're decisively shaping what it capacity to be Anglican. whereas emphasising the significance of colonialism and neo-colonialism for explaining the globalisation of Anglicanism, Ward doesn't concentration predominantly at the church buildings of england and N. the US; nor does he privilege the belief of Anglicanism as an 'expansion of English Christianity'. At a time while Anglicanism faces the risk of dissolution Ward explores the traditionally deep roots of non-Western sorts of Anglicanism, and the significance of the variety and suppleness which has thus far enabled Anglicanism to boost cohesive but multiform identities round the world.

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