This Anglican Church of Ours

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Wood Lake Publishing Inc., 2012 - 192 pages
This book is a guide to the Anglican church for those already travelling an Anglican path as well as for those who wish to explore it. Patricia Bays, who knows and loves her church, writes about all aspects of Anglicanism in an approachable style. She takes us from Celtic and Tudor England through the Reformation and Industrial Revolution to 21st century Canada and describes how the Anglican Church has met the challenges of change. Topics include: is there an Anglican theology? How do Anglicans make ethical decisions? What happens when we become ill or die? Who are the Anglicans?
 

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Contents

Preface
9
1
17
What are the origins of the Anglican Church?
25
What is Anglican Sunday worship?
33
What happens in church the rest of the week?
43
How do I live a Christian life every day?
50
What is stewardship?
57
Is there an Anglican theology?
65
12
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13
109
14
116
15
125
17
140
How do indigenous Anglicans take part in the life of the Church?
148
20
158
Glossary of Terms
169

How do Anglicans make ethical decisions?
76
How do we relate to other churches?
85
10
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About the author (2012)

Patricia Bays has worked on numerous national committees of the Anglican Church of Canada. She is married to retired bishop Eric Bays and has seen church life from the inside - in the parish, the seminary, and the diocese. She studied theology at Trinity College in Toronto and specializes in Christian education. She was the Anglican editor of The Whole People of God Christian Education and Worship Resource for three years.

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