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Anglican Difficulties: A New Syllabus of Errors
Unfashionably, Norman writes extensively in Anglican Difficulties about authority, the deposit of faith, and tradition. God, he argues, provided a structured order in human relationships in order to coerce his people into a condition in which moral life can be pursued. This is a book that will delight or enrage people in equal measure.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by Bloomsbury Academic
(first published 2004)
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I'm grateful to have finally finished reading this one! Admittedly, one does need to know one's British history and governance to adequately engage with this author's work -- and I likely have the minimum requirement for that purpose. I was surprised and disappointed by the absence of scholarly presentation; there are no sources, no references. This is a work of pure opinion on the part of the author, and is best read that way. While I can agree with some of the issues that he identifies, I ...more