Fri 19 Sep 2014 @ 11:53
One week left to find a bargain in our summer sale! http://t.co/2djA8ve4nA
Author(s): Muriel Porter
Muriel Porter is a leading lay Anglican in Australia (member of General Synod since 1987; member of GS Standing Committee since 1989; member Melbourne Synod since 1984; member Melbourne Diocesan Council since 1985, formerly member of General Synod Doctrine Commission); she is the author of numerous books and journal articles on contemporary church issues, the most recent being Sex, Power and the Clergy, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2003; The New Puritans: The Rise of Fundamentalism in the Anglican Church, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2006;and Women in Purple: Women Bishops in Australia (Voices: Quarterly Essays on Religion in Australia), John Garratt Publishing, Melbourne, 2008. She is also an occasional commentator/ opinion writer in mainstream and Anglican press, and a professional journalist and journalism academic, formerly senior lecturer in journalism at RMIT University, Melbourne, and for the past 20 years, Australia correspondent for Church Times (UK).