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Publication Date: 21 Feb 2019
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 768
Author: Martyn Percy|Emma Percy|Ian Markham
ISBN-13: 9780281073009, 9780281073016, 9780281081363

The Study of Ministry

A Comprehensive Survey of Theory and Best Practice
By Martyn Percy, Emma Percy, Ian Markham
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The Study of Ministry is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of ministry that attends to historical sources, the social sciences, pastoral theology, ecclesiology and cultural studies. The book argues for the study of ministry to be taken seriously as an aspect of ecclesiology and pastoral theology, providing a stimulating resource both for practising ministers and for all those training for ministry in a range of denominations.



Part One: Understanding Ministry

Part Two: Models, Methods, and Resources

Part Three: Ministry in Christian Tradition

Part Four: Styles of Christian Ministry

Part Five: Issues in Christian Ministry

About the Author
Martyn Percy is Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and a member of the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University. He is also Professor of Theological Education at King’s College, London. His recent publications include The Future Shapes of Anglicanism (Routledge, 2016), The Ecclesial Canopy (Routledge, 2016), Curacies and How to Survive Them (with Matthew Caminer, SPCK, 2015), and Shaping the Church (Ashgate,2013).

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Ian Markham is Dean and President of Virginia Theological Seminary, USA. Ian is an internationally renowned author, and has published books on pastoral and practical theology and on Christian-Muslim dialogue.

Emma Percy, is Chaplain, Fellow and Welfare Dean at Trinity College, Oxford. She writes on practical and pastoral theology, and concepts of ministry. Her recent publications include What Clergy Do (SPCK, 2014).

Francesca Po studied at the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford. Her primary research interests are in religious change, nonreligion, and new religious movements. She is a member of the Strategic Advisory Council and the Liaison to Wisdom Traditions at the Metta Centre for Nonviolence.

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