Being the Body of Christ in the Age of Management

Being the Body of Christ in the Age of Management

by Lyndon Shakespeare


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498232104
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 08/26/2016
Series: Veritas
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Lyndon Shakespeare is an Episcopal Priest and chair of the Society of Scholar-Priests.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xi

List of Abbreviations xii

Introduction 1

1 The Problem of Decline 19

2 "We are All Managers Now": The Church and Management 38

3 The Shape of Management or What Kind of Body Is a Managed Organization? 77

4 What Difference Does a Body Make? A Holistic Alternative According to a Thomistic Theological Anthropology 119

5 What Difference Does a Social Body Make? A Unifying Alternative According to a Thomistic Sacramental Theology 145

6 To What End? Organizing the Ecclesial Body 179

Bibliography 205

Index 221

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