This major new edition of Rupert Shortt's acclaimed biography of Rowan Williams provides fresh insight into the life and thought of perhaps the most gifted Christian leader of our time. Unburdened by national office, the former Archbishop has spoken more candidly than ever about the multiple conflicts - over gay clergy, women bishops and the place of faith in the public square - that rocked the Anglican Church and wider society during his decade at the helm.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Basileios919 - LibraryThing
Rare but not unprecedented, a biography of an Anglican Archbishop seldom contends with the sheer volume of primary and secondary texts about its subject as Rupert Shortt must address in this book ... Read full review
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A thoughtful and informative biography. Obviously, since the subject is still alive and controversial, this is mainly a book for Now, and not a balanced assessment of Williams for subsequent ... Read full review