9780898698725-0898698723-Shared Governance: The Polity of the Episcopal Church

Shared Governance: The Polity of the Episcopal Church

ISBN-13: 9780898698725
ISBN-10: 0898698723
Author: The House of Deputies Special Study Committee on Church Governance,
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: CHURCH PUBLISHING INC
Format: Paperback 114 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780898698725
ISBN-10: 0898698723
Author: The House of Deputies Special Study Committee on Church Governance,
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: CHURCH PUBLISHING INC
Format: Paperback 114 pages

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Acknowledged authors The House of Deputies Special Study Committee on Church Governance, wrote Shared Governance: The Polity of the Episcopal Church comprising 114 pages back in 2012. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0898698723 and 9780898698725. Since then Shared Governance: The Polity of the Episcopal Church textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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The most comprehensive survey of church governance in the Episcopal Church. Ten essays on all aspects of church governance, focusing in particular on the national level, by prominent experts on the polity of the Episcopal Church.

This study was commissioned by House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson after the 2009 General Convention.

Chapters:

Introduction
To Govern and to Lead
Some Thoughts on History and Theology
The House of Deputies in the Episcopal Church
The Work of the house of Bishops
The Provincial Structure of the Episcopal Church
The Development and Role of Executive Council
The Presiding Officers
Committees, Commissions, Agencies and Boards
How to Participate: A Word to Deputies
One Step Beyond: The wider church
Some Closing Reflections
Bibliography

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