Through our long exile: contextual theology and the urban experience

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Darton Longman & Todd, 2001 - Social Science - 268 pages
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Can spirituality and community survive in a world increasingly dominated by globalization and urbanization? Kenneth Leech uses the absorbing story of the successive communities who have made their home in London's East End -- a unique pattern of exodus and exile involving Huguenot, Irish, Chinese, Jewish and Bangladeshi communities -- as a springboard for a provocative and powerful analysis of the way ahead for the church today.

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Contents

Introduction I
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an emerging community
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social conditions in
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About the author (2001)

Kenneth Leech, one of UK's most celebrated Anglican priests, is the author of several highly acclaimed books, including Through Our Long Exile and The Eye of the Storm.