Studying Congregations   -     By: Nancy T. Ammerman
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Studying Congregations

Abingdon Press / 1998 / Paperback

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A revised and updated edition of Handbook for Congregational Studies---the leading textbook in the field. Using a comprehensive systems approach, this volume helps you analyze the ministries, stories, and processes at work in congregations. Examine the sociological, anthropological, and demographic aspects of church bodies, and be better equipped for church planning and cultivating leadership skills. 224 pages, softcover from Abingdon.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 1998
Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0687006511
ISBN-13: 9780687006519
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Publisher's Description

This handbook for seminarians and clergy professionals places the congregation itself, rather than individual scholarly disciplines, at the center of congregational analysis. Using a comprehensive systems approach to congregations, this volume enables readers to analyze the ministries, stories, and processes that are at work in congregations. It provides techniques for studying the congregation as well as a framework for understanding the nature of the congregation.

Author Bio

Nancy T. Ammerman is Professor of Sociology of Religion, Hartford Seminary, Hartford, Connecticut. She is the author of Congregation and Community. (1998) Jackson W. Carroll is the Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams, Jr. Professor of Religion and Society, and Director of the J. M. Ormond Center for Research, Planning, and Development in the Divinity School of Duke University. He is author of several books, including As One With Authority: Reflective Leadership in Ministry. Carl S. Dudley was Co-director of the Center for Social and Religious Research and Professor of Church and Community at Hartford Seminary, Hartford, Connecticut. He is author of several books, including Making the Small Church Effective and Basic Steps Toward Community Ministry. (1998) William McKinney is President and Professor of American Religion at Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, California. He is co-author of American Mainline Religion and the Responsibility People. (1998)

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