A Church at War : Anglicans and Homosexuality
Stephen Bates examines the issues behind the debate and exposes the power battles playing out in the name of the modern Church.
- Paperback | 346 pages
- 128 x 197 x 21mm | 247g
- 01 Jan 2005
- Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- New Updated ed.
Stephen Bates has left us in debt with his gripping account of recant events in the Anglican Communion. It is a sorry tale, but is one that needs urgently to be told, and Bates tells it brilliantly. -- Christopher Rowland, Dean Ireland's Professor of t Racy and enjoyable -- Sunday Telegraph The Guardian's church affairs correspondent tells this hilarious and depressing story with asperity and wit. -- Times Educational Supplement A brilliant overview of the current crisis engulfing the Church. -- Observer What Bates's book lays bare is that this is a dispute not about sex but power. -- Independent In a Church at War Stephen Bates has given us a book that reads like a thriller and unfolds like a tragedy. -- Richard Holloway, formerly Bishop of Edinburgh and
About Stephen Bates
Stephen Bates is the Guardian's religious affairs and royal correspondent. An Oxford - trained historian, he has been a journalist with the BBC, The Daily Telegraph, and - for the last 14 years - the Guardian. He is a regular broadcaster as well as writer, and has contributed to a wide range of publications.