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Small Boat, Big Sea

One Year's Journey as a Parish Priest

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Small Boat, Big Sea: One Year's Journey as a Parish Priest by Peter Owen Jones
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Peter Owen-Jones puts the spotlight on the village church in this diary recalling a year as Rector of three parishes in rural Cambridgeshire. Far from a cosy rural idyll, what he describes is a grinding existence at the beck and call of his parishioners who often have conflicting expectations of the Church, depending on whether its traditional culture is crucial to them or entirely alien. This personal account touches on passions as diverse as environmental issues, how the church runs and promotes itself, what it means to experience God and the place of Christianity at the turn of the millennium. In it Peter Owen-Jones paints a revelatory picture of a church going through hell, unsure whether and in what form its resurrection might take place.

Author Biography

PETER OWEN JONES is Rector of three parishes near Cambridge. A former London advertising director, he is a member of the Churches Advertising Network, the group responsible for the church's advertising campaigns. He is also an environmental activist and a regular pundit on Talk TV. His first book, Bed of Nails, was widely praised as an entertaining and eye-opening account of life in theological college.
Release date NZ
October 19th, 2001
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Lion Books
Pages
223
Dimensions
130x198x15
ISBN-13
9780745950532
Product ID
1828997

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