The Presbyterian Elder (Newly Revised)
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Find the requirements of the office of Elder in the Presbyterian Church, along with details about the practice of the elder board, basic theology and principles and standards which the board follows. Also discussed, is the relationship between elders and pastors.
Originally written in 1972, this edition has been revised recognizing the Book of Orders in its 1991-92 form.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 0664502520
ISBN-13: 9780664502522

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Publisher's Description

This valuable resource on the role of the Presbyterian elder covers many basic topics. It examines the Presbyterian and Reformed understanding of the Christian faith as well as the qualifications for the office of elder, its importance for the church, and the functions of the office. It discusses the role of the elders in the session and in the presbytery and their relationships to pastors and to the whole church.

Author Bio

Paul S. Wright was Pastor of First Presbyterian Church and theologian-in-residence at Lewis and Clark College, both in Portland, Oregon.

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