On Being a Bishop

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Reminiscences and Reflections
Roy Warke
144 Pages
ISBN 9781856074360

SKU: 9781856074360 Categories: , Product ID: 376


This book takes a number of situations that arose in the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross during the ‘90s and reflects on them from an Episcopal perspective. It draws attention to both the constraints and opportunities of the Episcopal Office as it is exercised in the Church of Ireland. Drawing on the Constitution of the Church of Ireland and the Resolution of Lambeth Conferences it produces accurate background information on such issues as episcopal elections and the current debate on human sexuality.

About the Author

Roy Warke was ordained in 1953 in Newtownards, Co Down after which in 1959 he travelled to New York to study at Union Theological Seminary until 1960. He served as Archdeacon of Dublin from 1980-88 and Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross from 1988-98. In 1964, he married his wife Eileen with whom he has two daughters.

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Weight.245 kg