Item description for The Diversity of Discipleship: Presbyterians and Twentieth-Century Christian Witness (Presbyterian Presence: the Twentieth-Century Experience) by Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder & Louis B. Weeks...
This volume considers three issues in the Presbyterian Church that have proved to be perplexing to the witness of faith: outreach, ecumenism, and pluralism. The first four essays illustrate that troubling questions about the church's witness arose in this century and divided Presbyterian opinion in the midst of American social problems. Thus, verbal and physical outreach became competing priorities. The final five essays examine racial/ethnic Presbyterian experiences. Examples of the interlocking and sometimes interfering interplay of outreach, ecumenism, and pluralism in the quest for distinctive Presbyterian discipleship are discussed.
Through its examination of American Presbyterianism, the "Presbyterian Presence" series illuminates patterns of change in mainstream Protestantism and American religious and cultural life in the twentieth century.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.05" Width: 5.26" Height: 1.23" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1991
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Presbyterian Presence Twentieth
ISBN 066425196X ISBN13 9780664251963
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More About Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder & Louis B. Weeks
Milton J. Coalter is Library Directorand William B. and Mildred L. Nivison Professor at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virgina. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Milton J. Coalter currently resides in Louisville, in the state of Kentucky.
Milton J. Coalter has published or released items in the following series...
Presbyterian Presence: The Twentieth Century Experience