New user? Register here:
Email Address
Retype Password
First Name
Last Name
Existing user? Login here:
Email Address
Join our Friends scheme

Sat 20 Dec 2014 @ 10:12

New at the bookshop - In God's Hands by Desmond Tutu:


On Reflection

This item is in stock and will be dispatched within 48 hours.
Add product to your Cart

By joining our friends scheme, this item would only cost £11.69, and you can benefit from future savings and promotions.
Click here to find out more or add the annual £10 membership to your basket now.

Please note: eBooks are not included in the friends scheme

ISBN-13: 9781853114700
Published: 01/01/2002
Product description
Here is an affectionate portrait of Lord Runcie, a man of great courage, warmth and wit who was vilified by sections of the press while he was Archbishop of Canterbury, but was also said to have provided the only effective opposition to the government during the eighties - a decade not renowned for its compassion or generosity. Doing an impossible job at an impossible time, Robert Runcie is most remembered for the landmark "Faith in the City" initiative, his pragmatism in the face of the intractable moral issues of the day and his independent stance at the Falklands service, all of which drew the wrath of the tabloids. Yet his remarkable gift for friendship behind the scenes brought a new closeness between the Church of England and the Roman Catholic church and was instrumental in helping to topple apartheid in South Africa. The contributors to this tribute include Desmond Tutu; Richard Chartres; Douglas Hurd; Mary Tanner; and Andrew Brown among others.