Item description for United Methodism and American Culture Volume 1: Connectionalism: Ecclesiology, Mission, and Identity (United Methodism And American Cu #1) by William B. Lawrence, Dennis M. Campbell & Russell E. Richey...
Overview From the United Methodism and American Culture series comes this volume on Connectionalism. This term, as defined in the introduction, reffers to an organized, hierarchical,and centralized church. Examples of this would be Roman Catholicism, Anglicanism and Methodism. It is this attribute that allows a church to have a clear ecclesiology, mission and identity.
Publishers Description In a time when the United Methodist Connectional System is being questioned throughout the denomination, this volume explains the roots of the system, its rationale, and its success. Chapter essays: Connectionalism and Itinerancy; Constitutional Order in United Methodism and American Culture; African American Methodists; Methodist Identities and the Founding of Methodist Universities; Redesigning Methodist Churches: Auditorium Style Sanctuaries; Wesley's Legacy of Social Holiness; United Methodist Campus Ministry; The Effect of Mergers on American Wesleyan Denominations; Determinants of the Denominational Mission Funding Crisis; and others.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.22" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.99" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 1997
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Series United Methodism And American Cu
Series Number 1
ISBN 0687021898 ISBN13 9780687021895
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