By Peter Webster

Archbishop Michael Ramsey’s archiepiscopate from 1961 to 1974 observed profound renegotiations of the connection of the Church of britain with its personal flock, with the state extra broadly, with the Anglican church around the world, and with the opposite Christian church buildings. Drawing from exact resource fabric within the Lambeth Palace Library files and reproducing many unique writings of Ramsey for the 1st time, this booklet explores key questions which encompass Ramsey’s tenure. How did Ramsey react to the speedy hollowing-out of the commonplace constituency of the church while whilst seeing sweeping adjustments within the demeanour during which the church attempted to minister to these participants? What was once his position within the widening of the church's international imaginative and prescient, and the transforming into porousness of its borders with different denominations? and the way did the character of the position of archbishop as figurehead swap during this period?

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