Notable Books

Rowan D. Williams Quotes

The past is what the present is doing now.
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Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow.
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To the white desert, to the starving sand.
But we shall sit and speak around
one table, share one food, one earth.
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We have to learn to be human along-side all sorts of others, the ones whose company we don't greatly like.
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In a spiritually sensitive culture, then, it might well be that age is something to be admired or envied.
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A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good.
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Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality.
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So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status; it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order.
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Keeping our eyes on journey's end is what we need - the place where we see at last the world that is greater than the world, the new creation that cannot be contained in present thought or social order or piety.
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The question, 'How can you believe in a God who permits suffering on this scale?' is therefore very much around at the moment, and it would be surprising if it weren't - indeed it would be wrong if it weren't.
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Rowan D. Williams Biography

Born: June 14, 1950

Rowan D. Williams is an Anglican bishop, poet and theologian and current Archbishop of Canterbury.

Notable Works

After Silent Centuries (1994)
Writing in the Dust
(2002)
The Dwelling of the Light
(2003)
Grace and Necessity
(2005)
Wrestling with Angels (2007)