Calling & Character: Virtues of the Ordained Life

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Abingdon Press, 2000 - Religion - 182 pages
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In "Calling & Character", Willimon lays out a clear, compelling picture of the pastoral life, one that can inform both those embarking on ordained ministry and those who have been in it for many years. He lays out specific habits -- such as study, collegiality and humor -- as the day-by-day means of following the difficult and dangerous, yet deeply rewarding, calling of a pastor.
 

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Willimon's book is similar to several other books he has written on the topic of ordained ministry. He makes some good points and has some good illustrations within the structure of community, cross ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER
CHAPTER THREE
CHAPTER FOUR
CHAPTERFIVE New Creation
APPENDIX
SUBJECTINDEX
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William H. Willimon is Dean of the Chapel and Professor of Christian Ministry at Duke University. He is the author (or co-author) of many books, including The Truth About God; Lord, Teach Us; Resident Aliens; and Where Resident Aliens Live(all with Stanley Hauerwas); and The Search for Meaning. He lives in Durham, NC.

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