Listening Ministry: Rethinking Pastoral Leadership

Listening Ministry: Rethinking Pastoral Leadership

by Susan K. Hedahl
     
 

This book presents a unique blend of theological reflection on listening, new and tested research on listening as it relates to church leadership, and suggested forms of listening education and skills assessment in a continual effort to locate and understand listening as the heart of effective and faithful ministry.See more details below

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This book presents a unique blend of theological reflection on listening, new and tested research on listening as it relates to church leadership, and suggested forms of listening education and skills assessment in a continual effort to locate and understand listening as the heart of effective and faithful ministry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800631741
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Ministry and Listening Leadership: What Are the Foundations?6
2Listening and Hearing: The Scriptural Tradition17
3Pastoral Listening: The Theological Heritage26
4Listening and the Law37
5Listening at Heart's Edge: God, Self, and Community44
6Corporate Godward Listening: Worship and Preaching56
7"Where Two or Three Are Gathered": Listening in Groups69
8Listening in Community: Fragility and Watchfulness82
9A Theology of Listening: Attending to the Future94
App. AHistorical View of Pastoral Theology Books on Listening103
App. BPastoral Letter104
App. CListening Course Syllabus106
Notes109
Bibliography119

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