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Studying congregations : a new handbook

Author: Nancy Tatom Ammerman
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This important new handbook for seminarians and clergy professionals places the congregation itself, rather than individual scholarly disciplines, at the center of congregational analysis. Studying Congregations: A New Handbook is a thoroughgoing revision and update of the leading textbook in the field (A Handbook for Congregational STudies). Using a comprehensive systems approach to congregations, this volume  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Tatom Ammerman
ISBN: 0687006511 9780687006519
OCLC Number: 38884060
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Theology in the congregation : discovering and doing / Robert J. Schreiter --
Ecology : seeing the congregation in context / Nancy L. Eiesland, R. Stephen Warner --
Culture and identity in the congregation / Nancy T. Ammerman --
Process : dynamics of congregational life / Carl S. Dudley --
Resources / William McKinney --
Leadership and the study of the congregation / Jackson W. Carroll --
Methods for congregational study / Scott L. Thumma.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy T. Ammerman [and others].

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This important new handbook for seminarians and clergy professionals places the congregation itself, rather than individual scholarly disciplines, at the center of congregational analysis. Studying Congregations: A New Handbook is a thoroughgoing revision and update of the leading textbook in the field (A Handbook for Congregational STudies). Using a comprehensive systems approach to congregations, this volume enables readers to analyze the ministries, stories, and processes that are at work in congregations. It provides techniques for studying the congregation as well as a framework for understanding the nature of the congregation.

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