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Last Rites: The End of the Church of England

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Dire Sunday services, shrinking congregations, and financial meltdown are the realities of the contemporary Church of England. In this controversial book, Michael Hampson, who worked as a parish priest for 13 years, examines why the Church of England is in such crisis. He describes a church irreconcilably divided between liberals and evangelicals, shackled by tradition and ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Granta UK
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Marc Maitland
This is a very well-written (if partisan) book detailing what has happened to the Church of England since the Reformation, but concentrating on the 20th Century.



Most useful of all is a glossary at the end which, for someone like me on the fringes of the Anglican Church, nicely defines such concepts as Evangelism and Evangelicalism, and the differences between the Charismatic and Evangelical traditions etc.



Against a background of diminishing Church attendance, and the various splits that have o
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