Celebrating Reader Ministry: 125 Years of Lay Ministry in the Church of England

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This book traces the office of Reader from 1561 in the reign of Elizabeth I to the present day throughout the Commonwealth, and is in particular a celebration of the 125 years since the revival of the ministry. Rhoda Hiscox brings his judgement to bear on the various issues involved and challenges the Church to face them: questions of selection and training of Readers, non-stipendary ordained ministry and the ecumenical dimension and the need for change. This makes a critical study of Readers and of the attitudes of laity ...

Celebrating Reader Ministry: 125 Years of Lay Ministry in the Church of England 1991, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, London

ISBN-13: 9780264672113

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