Patterns of Polity : Varieties of Church Governance

ISBN-10: 0829814442

ISBN-13: 9780829814446

Edition: 1st 2001

Authors: Edward LeRoy Long

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List price: $16.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Pilgrim Press, The/United Church Press
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction: Exploring Polities to Understand Faith Traditionsp. 1
Governance by Bishops
Monarchical Episcopacyp. 13
Managerial Episcopacyp. 28
Pastoral and Exemplary Episcopacyp. 43
Governance by Elders, Appointees, and the Spiritually Mature
Representative Eldershipp. 63
Leadership by Appointment and Seniorityp. 79
Leadership by Discernmentp. 88
Governance by Congregations
Connective Congregationalismp. 103
Associational Congregationalismp. 118
Congregations without Overstructuresp. 137
Epilogue: Polities as Languages for Dialoguep. 151
Indexp. 159
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