Reviewing Leadership (Engaging Culture): A Christian Evaluation of Current Approaches

Reviewing Leadership (Engaging Culture): A Christian Evaluation of Current Approaches

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Overview

This book offers an acute theological analysis of the influence and importance of leadership in our culture today. The authors begin by analyzing the current growing interest in leadership and examining its development within the church. Next, they consider the spiritual dimensions of leadership. Finally, they offer examples of exceptional Christian leadership and discuss ways to nurture this type of leadership for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441227188
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/21/2016
Series: Engaging Culture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,138,294
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Robert Banks (PhD, University of Cambridge), director and dean of Macquarie Christian Studies Institute in Sydney, Australia, is the author of many books, including Redeeming the Routines. Bernice M. Ledbetter (Ed.D., Pepperdine University), former director of the De Pree Leadership Center at Fuller Theological Seminary, is adjunct faculty at Pepperdine University and principal of Ledbetter Consulting Group.
Robert J. Banks (PhD, University of Cambridge) has taught at various universities and theological colleges in Europe, North America, and Asia. He is honorary professor at Alphacrucis College in Sydney, Australia, and adjunct professor at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Charles Sturt University, Canberra, Australia. He previously served as executive director of the De Pree Leadership Center at Fuller Theological Seminary.
Bernice M. Ledbetter (EdD, Pepperdine University) is practitioner faculty of organizational theory and management at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. She formerly directed the De Pree Leadership Center at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Contents
Foreword by Max De Pree
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
1. Leadership: An Emerging Academic Discipline
2. Biblical, Historical, and Denominational Perspectives on Leadership
3. Spiritual and Religious Dimensions of Leadership: The Ethical Foundation
4. Faith-Based Approaches to Leadership
5. Practicing Leadership through Faithfulness, Integrity, and Service
6. Leadership Development: Leaving a Legacy
7. Governance: Practicing Faith-Based Leadership
8. Christian Leadership in Action: Some Exemplary Case Studies
Conclusion: The Future of Leadership
Index

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