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Terry Waite, man with a mission

Trevor Barnes

Terry Waite, man with a mission

by Trevor Barnes

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Published by Fount in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waite, Terry.,
  • Church of England. -- Church Army -- Biography.,
  • Evangelists -- England -- Biography.,
  • Hostage negotiations -- Middle East.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTrevor Barnes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX5199.W213 B37 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21212951M
    ISBN 100006272355, 0802803326

      Former hostage Terry Waite on Friday met the writer of the only message from the outside world to reach him during his five-year imprisonment in Beirut. Waite received the birthday greeting written on a postcard of a stained-glass window showing 17th century preacher John Bunyan in jail writing his book, ``The Pilgrim's Progress.''. Explore books by Terry Waite with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

      Mr. Waite, a bearded, 6-foot-6 man with a disarmingly gentle manner, had been traveling in and out of the Middle East for several years, acting as an emissary of the Archbishop of Canterbury in.   A total of 10 captives were released through Waite’s efforts before Shiite Muslims seized him during a return mission to Beirut on Janu He was held captive for more than four years.

    Terry Waite CBE (born 31 May in Bollington, Cheshire) is an English humanitarian and author.. Waite was the Assistant for Anglican Communion Affairs for the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Runcie, in the s. As an envoy for the Church of England, he travelled to Lebanon to try to secure the release of four hostages, including the journalist John McCarthy. Amid all the Byzantine double-dealings of hostage diplomacy in the Middle East, Terry Waite has been the unthinkable man: a figure of trust. With moral suasion as his only weapon—and his only.


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BBC Man of the Year Four Freedoms Medal. Is the subject of books: Terry Waite: Man with a Mission,BY: (biography, Terry Barnes with Terry Waite) Author of books: Taken on Trust: An Autobiography (, memoir) Footfalls in Born: Buy Terry Waite: Man with a Mission by Barnes, Trevor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Terry Waite is a British Quaker and Anglican, humanitarian and author. In the s he was Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie's Assistant for Anglican Communion Affairs.

As an envoy for the Church of England, he traveled to Lebanon to try to secure the release of four hostages including journalist John McCarthy. Terry Waite (born ), an official of the Church of England, made three trips to Lebanon in an effort to free westerners held hostage there.

On his third try inhe himself was taken hostage and not freed until almost five years later. Even after publication of his book Taken on Trust, chronicling his 1, days of being held by Islamic.

After his release inWaite wanted to ensure that his suffering would not be “totally negative”. His compelling memoir, Taken on Trust, became a book helped to pay for this.

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out of 5 stars 4. Kindle $ $ 9. 99 $ $ Hardcover $ $ Soon after his release in Terry Waite resigned his position with the archbishop and became fully engaged with writing his book Taken on Trust, published in September He took up a fellowship at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and said that he hoped to use proceeds of his writing to help the poor and to work for justice and reconciliation.

T aken on Trust: 25th Anniversary Edition by Terry Waite is published by Hodder & Stoughton, £ To order your copy (plus p&p), call or visit Follow The. Terry Waite has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. Terry Waite’s most popular book is Taken on Trust: An Autobiography.

TERRY WAITE. The Archbishop of Canterbury's special envoy was kidnapped on a mission to negotiate the release of other British hostages including John McCarthy, in Beirut in Trevor Waite: Man with a B.

Eerdmans Publishing. pp. Gavin Waite and Ollie North: The Untold Story of the Kidnapping and the Release. Terry Waite: used a survival mechanism to get through his ordeal AM GMT 19 Feb Former hostage Terry Waite has returned to Lebanon for the first time since his release in While trying to free British and American hostages inWaite was captured in Beruit and kept in solitary confinement for almost four years.

During the endless days and nights, he wrote an imaginary book that has evolved into this autobiography. Duotone photos.4/5(5). Terry Waite: Man With a Mission: : Trevor Barnes: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Author: Trevor Barnes. Terry Waite was born in the county of Cheshire, England on the 31st May He was educated locally and received his higher education in London.

On leaving college he was appointed as Education Advisor to the Anglican Bishop of Bristol, England and remained in that post until he moved to East Africa in. Mr Waite, 58, was due to meet Marquez and fellow Beirut hostage Terry Anderson last night to decide upon a course of action to secure the release.

Terry WaiteThe Four Year Lenten Exile Last summer our garage was converted into a study for my private use. As I was wading through dog-eared pages of poems I have written down the years I came across one poem which drew my attention: The Waiting, (ref: Parish News, February ) which was [ ].Former hostage Terry Waite told how the Islamic jihadists holding him captive unwittingly gave him a book called Great Escapes.

The revelation about the irony of reading material presented to him by his guards who were unable to speak English came during a speech to the Wrexham Business Professionals Group at the town’s Ramada hotel.