"Edited by Andrew Wingate, Kevin Ward, Carrie Pemberton [and] Wilson Sitshebo"..
Includes bibliographical references.
A collection of 75 essays by 86 contributors "compiled by the Centre for Anglican Communion Studies at the Selly Oak Colleges" -- Foreword, p. v.
Contents are divided into six main sections: "" -- The life of the church -- The Church in society -- Mission of the Church -- The Church and the future and intended to "show to fellow-Anglicans and ecumenical friends the breadth of experience and reflection taking place throughout the worldwide Communion." -- Intro. p. 1.
Contents of introductory section: Foreword by the Archbishop of Canterbury / George L. Carey -- The Contributors -- Editors' Introduction / Andrew Wingate, Kevin Ward, Carrie Pemberton, Wilson Sitshebo -- Salvation and other faiths: An Anglican perspective / Andrew Wingate -- The development of Anglicanism as a global communion / Kevin Ward -- Five years in: where are women in the Church of England ? / Carrie Pemberton and Christina Rees -- How African Anglicans deal with death, funerals and bereavement / Wilson T. Sitshebo.
Contents of Section One: The Church in worship, spirituality and theology: African Anglicans and/or Pentecostals / Allan Anderson -- First Nations spirituality and the Anglican Church in Canada / Joyce Carlson -- Where God still walks in the garden: religious orders and the development of the Anglican Church in the South Pacific / Richard A. Carter -- Celtic spirituality: a contribution to the worldwide Anglican Communion ? / Esther de Waal -- An Anglican's view of the Bible in an East African context / Griphus Gakuru -- Inclusivity, language and worship / Kwok Pui-lan -- Anglican Christianity and communication of the gospel through the arts in Myanmar / Edward Saw Marks -- Death has come to reveal the faith: spirituality in the Episcopal Church of the Sudan amidst civil conflict / Marc Nikkel -- An African Anglican's view of salvation / John S. Pobee -- Anglican spirituality and worship among the Maori people / Tiki Raumati.
Contents of Section Two: The life of the Church: Anglicanism in Jerusalem / Riah Abu El-Assal -- Anglicanism and the Aladura Churches in Nigeria / Afe Adogame and Akin Omoyajowo -- L'Eglise Anglicane du Congo: une province francophone / Georges Titre Ande -- Jubilee: a call to renew the Church of South India after 50 years / J. Russell Chandran -- The role of the Archbishop of Canterbury within the Anglican Communion / Andrew Deuchar -- Why have an Anglican Church on mainland Europe ? / John Hind -- Youth Exchanges: opportunities for young people to experience the Anglican Communion / Paula Hollingsworth -- Alternative patterns for ministry: North and Central America / John L. Kater, Jr. -- The experience of African Americans within ECUSA and their contributions to the past, present and future / Harold T. Lewis -- Being Anglican in a pluralist society: a Canadian perspective / Gordon Light -- Anglicans in the non-English world of South America / Jaci Maraschin -- Australia: the last of lands / James Minchin -- 'Anglicane ? Qu'est-ce que c'est ?': an experience of francophone Anglicans / Tim Naish -- Anglican models for theological education in Southern Africa / Livingstone Lubabalu Ngewu and Luke Lungile Pato -- Anglicanism in West Malaysia / Eddie Ong -- Anglicanism and the Church of South India / P. Victor Premasagar -- New wine, old wineskins: a look at possibilities for a rural diocese in a changing society / Oswald Swartz -- Reflections from ecumenical partners: A Roman Catholic view: the Anglican Church: Federation or Communion ? / Harcourt Blackett -- A Methodist looks at worldwide Anglicanism / Diane Clutterbuck -- A Lutheran looks at worldwide Anglicanism / Aasulv Lande.
Contents of Section Three: The church in society: An Anglican view of ecological issues in the Australian context / Christabel Chamarette -- Minority ethnic Anglicans in Britain / Glynne Gordon-Carter -- A South African reflection on the issue of homosexuality in the Anglican Communion / James GaOfenngwe Keetile -- 'A sanctuary and a light' ?: The Scottish Churches respond to violence against women / Lesley Macdonald -- Church and state in Lesotho: reflections of a retired bishop / Philip Mokuku -- Resisting 'vumilia' theology: the Church and violence against women in Kenya / Esther Mombo -- A Structural Adjustment Programme and its effect on the Zambian people and the Zambian Church / Robert Mumbi -- Male circumcision ('imbalu') among the Bagisu of Uganda and the mission of the church / Beatrice Musindi -- Spirituality and sexuality: Christians and sexual behaviour today / Michael Nazir-Ali -- Youth and the Anglican Church in Madagascar / J. Bruno Ndriamahafahana -- The Church as a source of identity: reflection from the Caribbean / Las Newman -- Polygamy in the African Church today: a Kenyan woman's perspective / Edith Njoki Njiri -- Township women united in prayer / Martha Nkoane -- Refugees and worldwide Anglicanism / M. Louise Pirouet -- Women within Church and society in India / Krupaveni Prakasha Rao and Julie Lipp-Nathaniel -- Living as a minority in Pakistan / Mano Ramalshah -- The healing ministry of the Anglican Church: medical work through institutions / Fannie H. Storr -- Childhood challenges: key issues affecting children and young people throughout the Anglican Communion / Sally Thompson -- Working with women in the Congo / Emma Wild -- Corrymeela: healing the division / Trevor Williams.
Contents of Section Four: Mission in the Church: Dalits and salvation / J. Aruldoss -- Anglican educational institutions and the mission of the Church / Pervez Deen and Rina Deen -- Towards a wider world: partnership and the Church of Bangladesh / Martin Heath -- 'Called to one Hope: the Gospel in diverse cultures': reflections from the perspective of the Church in Wales / Enid R. Morgan -- The Anglican debate in West Africa on Christian-Muslim relations / Ken Okeke -- Evangelism n the Anglican Communion: an overview / Cyril Okorocha -- The mission of the Anglican Church among the indigenous peoples of northern Argentina / Helena Oliver de Wallis -- The Church in Sri Lanka and relations with other faiths / Jayasiri Peiris -- Anglicans and inter-faith relations: a historical retrospect / Israel Selvanayagam.
Contents of Section Five: The Church and the future: All about Eve: woman of Africa / Brigalia Bam -- A vision for theological education in North America / Martha Horne -- Women, Church and ministry in the coming decade / Penny Jamieson -- Beyond revival: a proposal for mission in the Church of Uganda into the third millennium / Amos Kasibante -- The Nippon Sei Ko Kai today and its future task / Samuel Isamu Koshiishi -- A vision for the religious orders in the Anglican Communion in the next century / Una Kroll -- The Mothers' Union of the future / edited by Barbara Laws and Louise Vincer -- A vision for a Church in jubilee: the Anglican Church and social justice in the next millennium / Njongonkulu Ndungane -- The theological and mission tasks facing Hong Kong Anglicans in the years of reunification with China after 1997 / Michael Poon -- Revisioning our Church as a community of belonging: a task for all / Peter B. Price -- The future of the mission agency / Diana Witts -- A vision for the Anglican contribution in the minority context of Korea over the next decade / Jeremiah Guen Seok Yang -- Afterword / George L. Carey.
OTCH Note: Contributors include two Canadians: Joyce Carlson and Gordon Light.