Orders and Ministry: Leadership in the World Church

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Orbis Books, 2006 - Religion - 227 pages
Kenan Osborne addresses one of the most pressing problems in Catholicism today--the nature of leadership and the relationship between ordained and other ministries. Starting from the ministry of Jesus as the paradigm for Christian leadership, Osborne analyzes ministry the early church and its development from the early church to our own age. Unafraid of hard questions, such as whether "uniform" practices are necessary in a World Church, Osborne showing how ministry can be reformed and practiced in our globalizing world.

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