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Mike Higton is an Anglican theologian who has been a research fellow in the University of Cambridge and a consultant at the 1998 Lambeth Conference, and now lectures in theology at the University of Exeter. He is the author of Christ, Providence and History(Continuum,2003) and numerous articles ,and co-editor with David Ford of Jesus(OUP 2002)and with John C McDowell of Conversing with Barth(Ashgate 2003) He lives on the edge of Dartmoor with his wife Hester. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • Paperback: 174 pages
  • Publisher: CHURCH PUBLISHING INC; large type edition edition (January 1, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780898694703
  • ISBN-13: 978-0898694703
  • ASIN: 0898694701
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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29 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Freeman HUEN, PhD(Cantab) on January 14, 2005
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Many people, within the Anglican Church or without, were excited by the election of Archbishop Rowan Williams, who is probably one of the few theologians in the English-speaking world that command respect across a wide spectrum for his "theological integrity" (a hallmark of good theological thinking, as he admirably articulated in his _On Christian Theology_). I am sure that Higton's timely book will be welcomed by many. For he achieves what an introductory book on Williams must do, i.e. not only explains Williams' thought but ILLUSTRATES Williams' thinking process and exemplifies its complexity and challenges, hence the aptly chosen title of _Difficult Gospel_. In its own right, Higton's book is already a minor contribution to theological thinking conducted in a genuine Williamsian manner. No greater tribute can be paid by a theologian to another theologian. Higton raises new questions that would arise from thinking through Williams' theological stance on many paramount issues confronting contemporary Christians. One of them that I find most stimulating is on the topic of education in general (not just religious education as such), an area surprisingly neglected by many academic theologians. In my opinion this book is by far the best introduction to Williams' theology and I would love to see it updated and expanded to incorporate the latest developments and controversies since Williams assumed his office. Laypeople who prefer a more easy-going introduction, with more biographical information and less theological sophistication, may try the little book written by Rupert Shortt instead. Since this book seems to be not available from the American amazon, reader may wish to buy from the UK site direct.
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