"This paper was originally thought of simply as a report of inter-Anglican financial affairs. A number of colleagues then felt that more was needed, that some general statistical account of the Anglican Communion would be helpful in our consultations in Canada [at the 1963 Anglican Congress]. A questionnaire was duly circulated, somewhat hastily; it met with only half-hearted response, I'm afraid; and the results are fragmentary indeed. They are reproduced in part, however, although they will not be profoundly useful. Then in a third section, some thoughts are introduced dealing with the complicated problems of a just system of apportionment. .... The first section deals with reports of our actual inter-Anglican operations. These pages are mainly for the record. The third section raises the question 'What is the fair basis for apportioning costs among the churches of the Anglican Communion ?' The whole paper is intended to be a convenience in discussion and nothing more". -- Intro.
Contents divided into three sections: I: Reports -- II: Membership and Ministry -- III: The Sharing of Costs.
Contents: Introduction / Stephen F. Bayne, Jr. -- I: Reports : Inter-Anglican Budgets, 1962 Report -- Current Budgets -- Current Apportionment. -- II: Membership and Ministry : Churches, Provinces, Dioceses -- Church Membership -- Congregations and Clergy -- Income -- Missionary Money and Manpower -- III: The Sharing of Costs / Stephen F. Bayne, Jr.
Note printed on verso of t.-p.: "N.B. This document is confidential, until released by the Executive Officer. It is intended for circulation and discussion by the members of the Lambeth Consultative Body and the Advisory Council on Missionary Strategy, and such advisory and other persons only as are designated to receive it. It has no official standing or authority save as may be given it by appropriate action. Its use for general public discussion is not authorized".
A description of the author's "research travels totalling 12,000 zig-zagging miles across the widest part of Africa". p. 2. [Account of the author's travels in Liberia, Ghana, Dahomey, Nigeria, Upper Volta, Niger, Sudan, Ethiopia and the Somali Republic.]
Contents: Dedication -- Incredible Safari -- "The Man Who Beats the Drum" -- Christopher Columbus and Kwame Nkrumah -- Traffic Jam in a Pirate Port -- On Trek with Stanley -- The Thunder God Strikes Again -- School for Headhunters' Children -- Beehive on a Plateau -- Heroes without Haloes -- "The the Elephant Charged" -- Wind of the White Horsemen -- A Sultan and a Saint -- Crosses in the Sahara -- Initiation Ordeal -- "Let My People Go" -- The Queen of Sheba's Land -- Boots in the Offering Plate -- The Witchdoctor's Prophecy -- The Trail Blazers -- Snake Dancers and Backsliders -- Of Missionaries and Demons -- The Place No Doctor Would Live -- Cinnamon and Daggers -- The Crime Worse than Murder -- Epilog: from the Edge of Africa -- A Short Bibliography -- Index.
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