Shared Governance: The Polity of the Episcopal Church
Church Publishing, Inc., May 1, 2012 - Religion - 108 pages
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.
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
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