An Introduction to Ministry. A Primer for Renewed Life and Leadership in Mainline Protestant Congregations #932431
- Markham Ian S.; Warder Oran E.
- Христианство. Библия. История христианства; Зарубежная религиозная литература
- John Wiley & Sons Limited (prof) EUR
- PDF книга
- 297 стр
- John Wiley & Sons Limited
An Introduction to Ministry is a comprehensive and ecumenical introduction to the craft of ministry for ministers, pastors, and priests that make up the mainline denominations in the United States. Ecumenically-focused, It offers a grounded account of ministry, covering areas such as vocation, congregational leadership, and cultivation of skills for an effective ministry. Covers the key components of the M.Div. curriculum, offering a map and guide to the central skills and issues in training Explores the areas of vocation, skills for ministry, and issues around congregational leadership Each topic ends with an annotated bibliography providing an indispensable gateway to further study Helps students understand both the distinctive approach of their denomination and the relationship of that approach to other mainline denominations Advocates and defends a generous understanding of the Christian tradition in its openness and commitment to broad conversation