Welcome to the Episcopal Church: An Introduction to Its History, Faith, and Worship

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Church Publishing, Inc., 1999 - Religion - 133 pages
11 Reviews
The perfect book for inquirers and new members, as well as current Church members who may be unfamiliar with some of the Church s history, beliefs, and practices. This new introduction to the history, polity, spirituality, worship, and outreach of the Episcopal Church is written in an easy-to-read conversational tone, and includes study questions at the end of each chapter, making it an excellent resource for adult parish study and inquirers' classes."
  

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Review: Welcome to the Episcopal Church: An Introduction to Its History, Faith, and Worship

User Review  - Maya - Goodreads

It is nice to know what you are signing onto. The history, facts, and questions. Much like the rest of this series, it is not necessarily aimed at newcomers- it welcomes all no matter where they are on the journey. It is pretty easy to read and a good springboard for further inquiry. Read full review

Review: Welcome to the Episcopal Church: An Introduction to Its History, Faith, and Worship

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

The history of the Episcopal Church helps me because I am not of a Catholic or Anglican/Episcopal background. I had assume with little knowledge or background of what the Anglican/Episcopal meant ... Read full review

Contents

History
1
Worship
25
The Bible in the Episcopal Church
43
The Churchs Teaching
61
Spirituality
81
The Churchs Ministry and Organization
99
The Churchs Mission
115
Suggestions for Furtner Reading
133
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About the author (1999)

Christopher L. Webber is the author of more than two dozen books, including "American to the Backbone: The Life of James W. C. Pennington", "The Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolitionists", and" Beyond Beowulf". A graduate of Princeton University and a priest of the Episcopal Church, he has served parishes in New York and Connecticut and has also written several hymns. Webber lives with his wife on an old farm in northwestern Connecticut.

Griswold is the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

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