Merchandise Subtotal:


 
If you meet George Herbert on the road, kill him: Radically Re-Thinking Priestly Ministry

If you meet George Herbert on the road, kill him: Radically Re-Thinking Priestly Ministry

(Encrypted ePub)

by Justin Lewis-Anthony

Language: English

SKU: 2893741

     
 

Publisher:Bloomsbury Continuum

ISBN-10: 0826424201

ISBN-13: 9780826424204


Online Only

NOTE: Downloaded eBook items are not returnable and may only be downloaded to a PC, Mac or the Mardel Reader App. These items are not available in Mardel store locations. They cannot be burned to CD or DVD.


Mardel Price $15.99


 

Buy Item

Quantity ePub

Ship To:

Add to Cart Add to Wishlist Purchase Gift Card
 



Description of If you meet George Herbert on the road, kill him: Radically Re-Thinking Priestly Ministry by Justin Lewis-Anthony

Priestly ministry in the Church of England needs a radical rethink...George Herbert died in 1633. His legacy continues. His poems are read and sung, and his parish ministry remains the model for the Church of England's understanding of how and where and why its priests should minister. But there is a problem. The memory of Herbert celebrated by the Church is an inaccurate one, and, in its inaccuracy, is unfair on Herbert himself and his successors in the ordained ministry. This is a book of the long view. It sets out to assess realistically the context of Herbert's life and to explore the difficulties of parish life today. By examining the status and role of parish clergy since Herbert's time and today, it draws on the work of historians, social anthropologists, psychologists and theologians, and presents their ideas in a readable and passionate style. It argues that the future strength of parochial ministry will be found in a recovery of historic, renewed understandings of priestly ministry, and concludes by outlining more sustainable patterns of practice for the future. In a climate of uncertainty for the future of the church, it will be an encouragement for priest and people, and welcomed by both.
Product: If you meet George Herbert on the road, kill him: Radically Re-Thinking Priestly Ministry
Author: Justin Lewis-Anthony
Edition Number: 1
Binding Type: Encrypted ePub
Media Type: eBook
Number of Pages: 256
Publisher: Bloomsbury Continuum
Publication Date: January 2013
Street Date: 1/17/2013
There are currently no reviews for If you meet George Herbert on the road, kill him: Radically Re-Thinking Priestly Ministry.

 





Mardel Christian and Education Stores Logo
©2014 Mardel Christian & Education Stores, Inc.
Call Toll Free: 1-888-2MARDEL
1-888-262-7335
Customer Service available Mon. – Fri. 8:30-5:00 CST
Mardel Store hours are Mon. – Sat. 10:00-9:00