Item description for Confirmation: Presbyterian Practices in Ecumenical Perspective by Richard Robert Osmer & Osmer...
Overview Confirmation is one of the most widespread practices in the contemporary church, although much confusion exists about its relationship to faith. After surveying early church practices, he provides a comprehensive discussion of the particularities of the Protestant experience of confirmation by examining Presbyterian, Episcopal, Lutheran, and Methodist practices of confirmation.
Richard Osmer's "Confirmation" provides a comprehensive discussion of the particularities of the Protestant experience of confirmation by examining Presbyterian, Episcopal, Lutheran, and Methodist practices. Osmer explains the need for a renewed understanding of confirmation in the Presbyterian Church and proposes a two-step process of confirmation that addresses concerns unique to two developmental transitions: from preteen to adolescence and from adolescence to adulthood.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.93" Width: 5.93" Height: 0.83" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2006
Publisher Geneva Press
ISBN 0664500005 ISBN13 9780664500009
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More About Richard Robert Osmer & Osmer
Richard Robert Osmer is Thomas W. Synnott Professor of Christian Education and Director of the School of Christian Education at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey. An ordained Presbyterian minister, he is the author of "Confirmation: Presbyterian Practices in Ecumenical Perspective", "Teaching for Faith", and "A Teachable Spirit".
Richard Robert Osmer currently resides in the state of New Jersey. Richard Robert Osmer was born in 1950.