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The Ackerley letters

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ackerley, J. R. 1896-1967 -- Correspondence,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Neville Braybrooke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6001.C4 Z53 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 354 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5065825M
    ISBN 100151508585
    LC Control Number74032313

      GLYN ACKERLEY served as the parish priest of an Evangelical church in Chatham, St Philip’s and St James’s, with an approach based on Charismatic renewal. He found, however, that some of his people were being drawn away by churches based on the health and prosperity gospel, and others were refugees from bruising experiences in such churches.


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