The Voice of the Church: Bells and bellringers in the life of the Church of England

The Guild of Clerical Ringers

Max Drinkwater, Anthony Ellis, Jonathan Rose, David Grimwood

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Paperback, 76 pages, A5 (148 × 210mm). ISBN 978-1-7395991-6-4. Published 2023 by The Ringing World. 


Written by bellringing clergy, this book explores ringing’s history, theology and society, and its relationship with the Church of England. It gives tips for good relationships between ringers and church leaders, and encouragement for this art and its profound and lasting impact on the public soundscape.


"a brilliant view of why we ring ... it should be given to all incumbents" - George Medd (Lay Canon and ringer, Winchester Cathedral)


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