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- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 105.00
Das Wichtigste im Leben eines römischen Aristokraten war seine Karriere. Im Konkurrenzkampf um Ansehen, Ehre und Ruhm konnte in der römischen Republik nur bestehen, wer von jungen Jahren an eine erfolgreiche politische Laufbahn einschlug, und das heißt: wer sich erfolgreich um die öffentlichen Ämter bewarb. In der mittleren Republik gab es jedoch keine... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
In 1214, King John issued a charter granting freedom of election to the English Church; henceforth, cathedral chapters were, theoretically, to be allowed to elect their own bishops, with minimal intervention by the crown. Innocent III confirmed this charter and, in the following year, the right to electoral freedom was restated at the Fourth Lateran... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 8.99
So You're on the Search Committee focuses on the experience of pastoral search committees and the unique role that laity in most denominations play in this crucial process. Because a change of pastors is, as Alban Institute founder Loren Mead puts it, a ?critical moment of ministry,? participation as a member of a search committee is a big investment... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00
The election of a new bishop was a defining moment for local Christian communities in Late Antiquity. This volume contributes to a reassessment of the phenomenon of episcopal elections from the broadest possible perspective, examining the varied combination of factors, personalities, rules and habits that played a role in the process.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 13.99
Twenty years after Critical Moment of Ministry was first published, Loren Mead returns to his groundbreaking work on one of the most important times in a congregation?s life?the time between one pastor?s leaving and another?s arrival. In this revised edition, A Change of Pastors , Mead shares the wisdom he gained from 35 years of studying... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 119.99
A refutation of the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Roman empire the local community lost its voice in the appointment of bishops. Peter Norton argues that this right remained for longer than is normally assumed, with important consequences for our understanding of the administration of the later empire. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1989; US$ 14.99
Roy Oswald, who ministers to pastors with great compassion, perceptiveness, and skill, now brings eight more years of field experience to an updated edition of "New Beginnings." Important new material includes: More wisdom about how to take care of yourself in the midst of the stress of transition...how to get clear about your role in your new parish...how... more...
- SPCK 2010; US$ 16.03
The book is designed to provide practical help to those involved in filling a vacancy, showing how to make it a good process and end with a good appointment. At the same time, it is useful to clergy seeking appointments, and senior clergy actually making the appointments. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99
Most churches have sought out a new pastor many times, yet search committees often feel as though they are inventing the process from scratch. In The Pastoral Search Journey, John Vonhof provides detailed guidance for search committees to ensure a good match between pastor and congregation. This is Vonhof's third book about the pastoral search -- but... more...