1) Last Rites
A former parish priest offers a provocative examination of the contemporary Church of England-an institution in crisis-in this controversial book. Dire Sunday services, shrinking congregations and financial meltdown are the realities of today's Church of England. In Last Rites, Michael Hampson, who worked as a parish priest for thirteen years, examines why this centuries-old institution is in such crisis. He describes a church divided between liberals...