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Publication Date: 21 Jul 2011
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 128
Author: Michael Doe
ISBN-13: 9780281064540, 9780281066582

Saving Power

The Mission Of God And The Anglican Communion
By Michael Doe
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In this timely work, Michael Doe shows the rightful position of mission as the lifeblood of the Church, and shows how our understanding of it as Christians is crucial for what we present to the wider world. He considers the Anglican roots within the nature of mission, current tensions in the Church and how they relate to social engagement, the history of mission and Church structures. An underlying theme of this book is power; how power has been exercised in God's Church, and how it should be used in the Anglican Communion today. He questions how that relates to the way we understand power in the mission of God, and especially in what we see in Jesus Christ.
About the Author
Bishop Michael Doe was General Secretary of USPG: Anglicans in World Mission from 2004 to 2011. He is an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Southwark, and Preacher at Gray's Inn. He was previously Youth Secretary of the British Council of Churches, Canon Residentiary at Portsmouth Cathedral, and Bishop of Swindon from 1994 to 2004. His other publications include TODAY! The mission of God in the Gospel of Luke, and Seeking the Truth in Love: The Church and homosexuality.

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