Contents divided into five main sections: Introduction -- Section I: The Local Context -- Section II: Far-Reaching Concerns -- Section III: The Church in Areas of Civil/Regional Conflict -- Section IV: Principles Shaping Work in the Communion.
Contents: APJN Participant -- A Beginning -- Report from Aotearoa/New Zealand -- A Special Place -- Globalization and Poverty -- HIV/AIDS -- Justice and Peace Issues in the World -- Young People in the Anglican Church -- Environmental Issues -- Justice for Women -- Children in Especially Difficult Circumstances (CEDC) -- Death Penalty -- Overview: Areas of Special Concern -- Great Lakes Region -- Burundi -- The Zimbabwean Situation -- Role of the Church in the Sri Lankan Conflict / Kumara B.S. Illanasinghe i.e. Illangasinghe -- Overview: Principles Shaping Work in the Communion -- Theological Education -- Toward Interfaith Understanding.
The Anglican Church of Canada was represented by Ms. Cynthia Patterson and the Rev. Canon Eric B. Beresford who is also "Ethicist for the ACC" i.e. Anglican Consultative Council.
"This book originated at a consultation on `Anglicanism in a Post-Colonial World' held at the Episcopal Divinity School from June 7-11, 1998" . -- Acknowledgements, p. [vii].
"The essays by Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane and Professor Jaci Maraschin have appeared in the `Anglican Theological Review', and we are grateful to the authors for allowing them to be re-published here." -- Acknowledgements, p. [vii].
Fifteen essays by 16 contributors which address "some of the key questions facing the Anglican Communion: What does it mean for a family of churches historically identified with the Church of England that the majority of Anglicans today are from the South with very different cultures from that of the English ? What does it mean that contemporary global Anglicanism is increasingly moving away from the cultural, political, and economic hegemony of Anglo-American colonialism ?" -- Intro., p. 11.
Contents: Preface / Glauco S. de Lima -- The Exigencies of Times and Occasions : Power and Identity in the Anglican Communion Today / Ian T. Douglas -- The Legacy of Cultural Hegemony in the Anglican Church / Kwok Pui-lan -- The Nature and Share of the Contemporary Anglican Communion / David Hamid -- From Violence to Healing : The Struggle for Our Common Humanity / Denise M. Ackermann -- As We Sail Life's Rugged Sea : The Paradox of Divine Weakness / Kortright Davis -- This Fragile Earth Our Island Home : The Environmental Crisis / Jeffrey M. Golliher -- Debt Relief : Giving Poor Countries a Second Chance / John Hammock and Anuradha Harinarayan -- Power, Blessings, and Human Sexuality : Making the Justice Connections / Renee L. Hill -- Global Urbanization : A Christian Response / Laurie Green -- Scripture : What is at Issue in Anglicanism Today ? / Njongonkulu Ndungane -- The Primacy of Baptism : A Reffirmation of Authority in the Church / Frederica Harris Thompsett -- Leadership Formation for a New World : An Emergent Indigenous Anglican Theological College / Jenny Plane Te Paa -- Beyond the Monarch/Chief : Reconsidering Episcopacy in Africa / Simon E. Chiwanga -- Culture, Spirit, and Worship / Jaci Maraschin -- Towards a Postcolonial Re-visioning of the Church's Faith, Witness and Communion -- Christopher Duraisingh.