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Author Murchison, William P.

Title Mortal follies : Episcopalians and the crisis of mainline Christianity / William Murchison
Edition First American edition
Published New York : Encounter Books, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 215 pages)
Contents Prelude -- Sunset and evening star -- Love in the ruins -- We few, we happy few -- We shall overcome -- Lord have mercy upon us -- Womanpower -- Pleased as man with us to dwell -- Sex, anyone? -- Gay times -- Lighten our darkness
Summary It's not that the dignified and rarefied old Episcopal Church quit believing in God. It's that the God you increasingly hear spoken of in Episcopal circles is infinitely tolerant and given to sudden changes of mindnot quite the divinity you thought you were reading about in the scriptures. Episcopalians of the twenty-first century, like their counterparts in other churches of the so-called American mainlinesuch as Methodists and Presbyteriansseem to prefer a God that the culture would be proud of, as against a culture that God would be proud of. While they work to rebrand and reshelve ortho
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Episcopal Church -- Forecasting.
Christianity -- 21st century.
Church renewal.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008048048
ISBN 1594033552 (electronic bk.)
9781594033551 (electronic bk.)