Geoffrey Fisher
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ISBN 10: 1-59752-824-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-59752-824-5
Pages: 140
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 01/01/2008
Street Date: 10/02/2007
Division: Pickwick Publications
Series: Princeton Theological Monograph Series
Category: Theology
Geoffrey Fisher
Archbishop of Canterbury, 1945-1961
By David Hein

Book Description
A major figure in twentieth-century Christianity, Geoffrey Fisher worked to modernize the Church of England and to develop the worldwide Anglican Communion. His historic meeting with Pope John XXIII, his participation in national debates on the Suez Crisis and nuclear weapons, and his role in crowning Queen Elizabeth II made him a well-known figure in postwar Britain. His neglect by professional historians is partly remedied by this new biography, the first scholarly account of Fisher's life and career.
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