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Sketches the current state of the permanent diaconate, especially in the United States, then offers the historical developments that led to the contemporary diaconate, and finally suggests a vision of the diaconate for the future, always within the matrix of a servant-ecclesiology which should characterize the entire church.
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Deacon William T. Ditewig, PhD, is associate professor of theology and religious studies at St. Leo University outside of Tampa, FL. He authored Paulist Press's The Deacon at Mass (2007), 101 Questions & Answers on Deacons (2004) and contributed to Theology of the Diaconate: The State of the Question (2005) and The Deacon Reader (2006) both by Paulist Press. He is a retired commander from the United States Navy.