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Patterns of Ministry: Theological Education in a Changing World

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'In this work the author shows how patterns of ministry have changed in the past and are changing still further today. He assesses the significance of such current trends as the flight from the parish, the emergence of team ministry, and of different kinds of specialized ministries. This leads him to question the traditional roles of ministers and laity in the Church, and to assert that in a changing world, new and dynamic patterns of ministry are needed in which all Christians must share. In the second part of the book, based on a World Council of Churches of study, examples are given from many countries of new methods of theological education and of practical training. Clergy training and laity formation, in the author's opinion, belong together. Both must be integrated into an ecumenical strategy. A new style of theological education is required to equip the whole people of God to share in his mission.'

Book in good condition, although there is an inscription on the title page and foxing on page edges and the dust jacket due to age.

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Author(s):
Mackie, S. G.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1969
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
186
Publisher:
Collins

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'In this work the author shows how patterns of ministry have changed in the past and are changing still further today. He assesses the significance of such current trends as the flight from the parish, the emergence of team ministry, and of different kinds of specialized ministries. This leads him to question the traditional roles of ministers and laity in the Church, and to assert that in a changing world, new and dynamic patterns of ministry are needed in which all Christians must share. In the second part of the book, based on a World Council of Churches of study, examples are given from many countries of new methods of theological education and of practical training. Clergy training and laity formation, in the author's opinion, belong together. Both must be integrated into an ecumenical strategy. A new style of theological education is required to equip the whole people of God to share in his mission.'

Book in good condition, although there is an inscription on the title page and foxing on page edges and the dust jacket due to age.

Author(s):
Mackie, S. G.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1969
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
186
Publisher:
Collins

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