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The Soul of Ministry

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the challenges facing Christian ministries in the United States. It discusses the notion that modern ministry is facing a crisis and suggests that the intimations of an earthly ... More


Image Makers

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the importance of the image of Christian ministry in clergy recruitment. It describes the case of Robert K. Johnson and Gregory Elmer who experienced the call to ministry after ... More


Social Contexts

Claudia Rapp

in Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242968
eISBN:
9780520931411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242968.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter presents patterns of recruitment to the episcopate, which reveal that wealthy and locally prominent men were increasingly at an advantage as candidates for this ministry. Not ... More


The Battle Won

Deirdre David

in Olivia Manning: A Woman at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199609185
eISBN:
9780191803598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199609185.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter states that Olivia Manning in the mid-1970s, exasperated by condescending attitudes towards women writers, disgruntled by an influx of non-white immigrants into Britain, and preoccupied ... More


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