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The Emerging Diaconate : Servant Leader in a Servant Church - William T. Ditewig

The Emerging Diaconate

Servant Leader in a Servant Church

Paperback Published: 1st November 2007
ISBN: 9780809144495
Number Of Pages: 320

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Sketches the current state of the permanent diaconate, especially in the United States, then offers the historical developments which 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.

Introduction: The Church, Ministry, and the Diaconatep. 1
The Present Diaconate and How We Got Herep. 17
The Diaconate Todayp. 19
Scriptural Rootsp. 43
The Rise and Fall of the Ancient Diaconatep. 61
Preparing for Renewal: The Council of Trent and the 1917 Code of Canon Lawp. 79
Vatican II and the Renewal of the Diaconatep. 94
Toward a Theology of the Diaconatep. 121
Charting a Theology of Diaconate: An Exercise in Ecclesial Cartographyp. 123
Foundational Theological Themes and the Diaconate: Kenosis and Theosisp. 144
The Meaning of Diaconal Ordination: A Conversation with Susan K. Woodp. 171
The Emerging Challenges: Issues for Reflection and Actionp. 197
Notesp. 220
Selected Bibliographyp. 245
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ISBN: 9780809144495
ISBN-10: 0809144492
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st November 2007
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.41