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Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt

By: Richard Holloway

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 242331

ISBN: 1921922028

Condition: Very Good Condition


At fourteen, Richard Holloway left his working-class home north of Glasgow and travelled hundreds of miles to an English monastery to be trained for the priesthood. By twenty-five, he had been ordained and was working in the slums of Glasgow. In 2000 he controversially resigned as Bishop of Edinburgh, having lost heart with the the Church over its condemnation of homosexuality. In his years as a priest Richard touched many lives, but behind his confident public face lay a mind troubled by questions. Why is the Church, which claims to be the instrument of God's love, so prone to cruelty and con... View more info

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Leaving Alexandria - A Memoir Of Faith And Doubt

By: Richard Holloway

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Canongate: 2012

Seller ID: 238540

ISBN: 0857860739

Condition: Very Good Condition


At the tender age of fourteen, Richard Holloway left his home town of Alexandria, north of Glasgow, and travelled hundreds of miles to be educated and trained for the priesthood at an English monastery. By the age of twenty-five he had been ordained and was working in the slums of Glasgow. Through the forty years that followed, Richard touched the lives of many people as he rose to one of the highest positions in the Anglican Church. But behind his confident public faith lay a restless heart and an inquisitive mind. Poignant, wise and fiercely honest, 'Leaving Alexandria' is a remarkable memoi... View more info