In contrast to his earlier bestseller "Taken on Trust", this amusing book shows another side to the man who was a hostage in Beirut for five years. Yet it retains his carefully written prose and powers of description. For instance, whilst in Scotland, Waite was recognized on the street by a passer by, but the Archbishop, dressed in open-neck shirt, was not. "Come and have a wee dram and bring your friend along too." Every story amuses, and in doing so, the ancient Episcopalian Church of England is revealed in a new light. All too rarely does the Church laugh at itself.
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Terry Waite CBE was Adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury in Anglican Communion Affairs from 1980 to 1992. He is a Member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the World Wildlife Council. He lives in Blackheath and Suffolk.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2000. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Published by HarperCollins in 2000. Hardcover, 256 pages. New book. The book has not been read, it is in perfect condition, cover and pages are not damaged. Bookseller Inventory # 24730
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