The Missionary Congregation, Leadership, and Liminality / Edition 1

The Missionary Congregation, Leadership, and Liminality / Edition 1

by Alan J. Roxburgh
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563381904
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Series:
Christian Mission & Modern Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.16(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Series
Introduction1
1Marginalization, Modernity, and Loss of Center5
The Christendom Argument and the Experience of Marginality6
Modernity, Loss of Center, and the Experience of Marginality10
A Decentered Context for North American Churches12
Aspects of a Marginal Consciousness in Current Pastoral Roles15
2Liminality: A Model for Engagement23
The Meaning of Liminality23
The Stages of Liminal Transition27
The Liminal and Religious Experience31
The Potential for the New in the Liminal Experience32
Two Types of Liminality in Modern Societies33
Pastoral Identity and Liminality43
The Liminal and the Liminoid47
Communitas49
3Toward a Missionary Ecclesiology57
Pastor/Poet58
Pastor/Prophet60
Pastor/Apostle61
Conclusion67
Notes68
References Cited70

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