My Journey So Far

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ISBN: 9780745970172

Publication date: September 23, 2016

Format: Paperback

Extent: 240 pages

Dimensions: 216mm(length) 138mm(width)

Imprint: Lion Books

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Andrew White is something of a legend: a man of great charm and energy, whose personal suffering has not deflected him from his important ministry of reconciliation.
Andrew grew up in London, the son of strongly religious parents: by the age of five he could repeat the five points of Calvinism. As a child and young man he was frequently ill, but his considerable intelligence meant that his studies did not suffer. He set his heart on becoming an anaesthetist, an ambition he achieved, only to be redirected by God to Anglican ministry.
Since ordination he has had a considerable role in the work of reconciliation, both between Christian and Jew and between Shi’ite and Sunni Muslim. Often in danger, and always in pain, he has nevertheless been able to mediate between opposing extremes. A man of God, he is trusted by those who trust very few.

Meet the author: Canon Andrew White

Canon Andrew White is something of a legend: a man of great charm and energy, whose personal suffering has not deflected him from his role as one of the world’s most trusted mediators and reconcilers.

As a child and young man growing up in London Andrew was fr equently ill. He set his heart on working in the field of anaesthetics,an ambition he achieved, but found himself called into Anglican ministry. He has since had a considerable role in the work of reconciliation, both between Christian and Jew and between Shi’ite and Sunni Muslim. As Vi car of St George’s Baghdad, the only Anglican church in Iraq, he lead ateam providing food, health care, and education on a major scale and often in dire circumstances.

Despite the pain from multiple scleros is, he is frequently involved in hostage negotiations, and played a keyrole in ending the siege at the Church of the Nativity in Jerusalem. His personal friendships have included Yasser Arafat and Pope John Paul II. He has been kidnapped, and lives in constant danger. He is trusted by those who trust very few.


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