June 29, 2007
2 Books Analyze the Alliances Between Conservative Christians and African Churches
GLOBALIZING SCHISM: White, socially conservative Christians in America flock to affiliate with African churches. Fierce polemics fly over the ordination of gay and lesbian ministers. Divided congregations squabble over real estate. The fierce battle between the liberal and conservative wings of the Episcopal Church in the United States has grabbed headlines for a church that was long known for its tolerance of diversity and its resistance to schismatic pressures.
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