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The Calling of a Cuckoo

Hardback|Dec 2000
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In February 1984, David Jenkins received an invitation from then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, to become Bishop of Durham. His tenancy of the See was to become one of the most controversial in its history. He hit the headlines as...


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In February 1984, David Jenkins received an invitation from then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, to become Bishop of Durham. His tenancy of the See was to become one of the most controversial in its history. He hit the headlines as the unbelieving bishop after his expositions of the Virgin Birth and the Resurrection. When York Minster was struck by lightning days after his consecration, his notoriety was assured.;Now in retirement, he attempts to explain the man behind the controversy* how he came to his beliefs, why he became known as a cuckoo in the establishment's nest, and how that continuing and deepening faith in God carried him through the height of the controversies and remains with him today.
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One of England's most controversial church leaders in the 1980s, Jenkins attempts to explain the man behind the notoriety: how he came to his beliefs, and how that continuing and deepening faith in God carried him through the height of the controversies and remains with him today.
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David Jenkins' tenancy of the See of Durham was one of the most controversial in its history. He became known as the unbelieving bishop after his exposition on the Virgin Birth and the Resurrection. This is his autobiography.
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David Jenkins

Jenkins is the former bishop of Durham and formerly of Leeds University. He is now leading commission to look into the next coronation service.

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