This essential work focuses on reclaiming a healthy understanding of authority in the church by reviewing the meaning of clergy authority and examining how this authority has been used and abused. Jackson Carroll asks how a sense of clergy authority might be recoveredone that honors shared ministry among clergy and lay leaders while it appreciates the distinctive tasks of each clergyperson.
|Publisher:||Westminster John Knox Press|
|Edition description:||1st ed|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)|
About the Author
Jackson W. Carroll is Williams Professor Emeritus of Religion and Society at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. Carroll is author, coauthor, or editor of fourteen books and numerous articles, and he has lectured widely, both in the United States and abroad.