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Ausgabe:

Februar/2012

Spalte:

255–256

Kategorie:

Ökumenik, Konfessionskunde

Autor/Hrsg.:

Sachs, William L.

Titel/Untertitel:

Homosexuality and the Crisis of Angli­-canism.

Verlag:

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. X, 256 S. 22,8 x 15,2 cm. Lw. £ 58,00. ISBN 978-0-521-85120-6.

Rezensent:

Eric Hall

That the ordination of homosexual bishops has presented for the Anglican Communion a problem of schismatic proportions would be a difficult proposition to contradict. Whether the problem is altogether new or completely unaddressable presents an entirely distinct set of questions. In light of the former schismatic problem, William L. Sachs takes up these latter queries in his appropriately titled book, Homosexuality and the Crisis of Anglicanism. – In this book, S. rightly addresses not merely the problem of schism in to­day’s Anglican Church, but the tensioned conditions that have been a part of the historical Anglican Church – tensions that have given rise to the possibility of such schism in the first place. S. focuses on three eminently interrelated pressures that have ...


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