Making the Best of It


Fifteen years ago last week, Anglican envoy TERRY WAITE was released from captivity after being held for 1,763 days by the Islamic Jihad. An adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Waite had been kidnapped in January 1987 when he went to Beirut to negotiate the release of Western hostages. Today Waite no longer works for the Anglican Church. In fact, he no longer even attends services. Fed up with attempts to modernize Anglican worship that he says have "left little time for contemplation and quietness," he began going to Quaker services last month. Waite now devotes his time to charitable...

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