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Bishop Douglas Blackwell

Bishop Blackwell, Ron and MadelineBishop Blackwell writes, "We are given in this book a very helpful, and challenging devotional overview of the Mystical Body and of the fundamental Biblical and theological concepts of "The Mystical Body of Christ." Here we have a variety of lenses by which we can gain a fresh and focused view of God in Christ, ourselves, others, the Church, and the culture in which we live."✞

C. S. Lewis

C.S.Lewis Profile"C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) the British novelist, poet and Christian apologist at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities reminds us in one of his letters, written over fifty years ago, that 'the New Testament does not envisage solitary religion for the Church is not a human society of people united by their natural affinities, but the Body of Christ in which all members, however different, (and God rejoices in the differences and by no means wishes to iron them out), must share the common life, complementing and helping one another, precisely by their differences.' The Mystical Body of Christ is a study book. It contains helpful questions for personal and group reflection. Personally, I am glad that we have been reminded of the scope, the grandeur, the vitality and the saving dynamics of "The Mystical Body of Christ."

Bishop Blackwell

Stained Glass Baptism FontThis Mystical Body Foreword was written by our friend and colleague The Rt. Rev. Douglas C. Blackwell, The former Bishop of Trent-Durham, in the Anglican Diocese of Toronto in 1998. It is dedicated to Ron's late wife Audrey Kathleen Meacock, (June 3rd, 1948 - January 19th, 1993) and to all other members of the Mystical Body on Earth and in Heaven.

"Mystical Body Foreword"
by Ron Meacock © 2019

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