By Oliver O'Donovan
“Oliver O’Donovan’s reflections at the present issues of the Anglican Church are without problems of distinctive importance. He continuously takes us to the questions others usually are not asking and refuses the ready-made questions and solutions that paralyze our pondering the sexuality debates. somebody desirous to comprehend what's so much deeply at stake theologically should learn and meditate in this priceless book.”
—ROWAN WILLIAMS, Archbishop of Canterbury
“In tones of usually elusive profundity, Oliver O’Donovan forces the reader of his new booklet to gain that modern ‘gayness’ represents an enigma which calls for an extended interval of sustained cultural, moral, and theological mirrored image earlier than the Church can wish to arrive any well-grounded consensus in this factor. He tricks that the latter may good be right away extra conservative and but extra radical than the political moralizing and prudishness theological liberals could wish. but if campaigning for ‘gay rights’ is brushed aside as either beside the point and untimely, the schismatic response of sure evangelicals is roundly condemned. certainly, O’Donovan has the following completed not anything lower than a sign of simply how Anglicanism can sooner or later reconstruct itself via a restoration of a Hooker-like experience of Episcopalian Catholicity, and the Patristic integration of Platonic knowledge with Biblical revelation, at the a part of extra discerning evangelicals like himself.”
—JOHN MILBANK, college of Nottingham
“O’Donovan is without doubt one of the preeminent Christian theologians of our time. right here he brings to undergo his acute brain, deep religion, and large pastoral sensitivities on the most urgent demanding situations dealing with our church buildings today.”
—EPHRAIM RADNER, Professor of ancient Theology
Wycliffe university, Toronto
“Oliver O’Donovan sees the present concern within the Anglican Communion for accurately what it is—an invitation into the center of God. somebody who wearily feels they've got heard all of it on those concerns will come clear of this ebook challenged, deepened, and refreshed.”
—SAM WELLS, Dean of the Chapel and
Research Professor of Christian Ethics
Oliver O’Donovan is Professor of Christian Ethics and functional Theology on the collage of Edinburgh. he's the writer of various works in theology and ethics, together with The methods of Judgment (2005), The simply warfare Revisited (2003), and Common gadgets of Love (2002).
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