"Edited by Andrew Wingate, Kevin Ward, Carrie Pemberton [and] Wilson Sitshebo".
Foreword by George L. Carey the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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 five main sections: "The Church in worship, spirituality and theology" -- 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 include: 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 include: 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 include: 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 / 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 include: An Anglican view of ecological issues in the Australian context / Christabel Chamarette -- Minority ethnic Anglicans in Britain / Glynne Gordon-Carter -- A South Africa 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 (imablu) 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 include: 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.
Contributors include two Canadians: Joyce Carlson and Gordon Light.