The Diaconate: A Full and Equal Order : a Comprehensive and Critical Study of the Origin, Development, and Decline of the Diaconate in the Context of the Church's Total Ministry and a Proposal for Renewal

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Seabury Press, 1981 - Church officers - 230 pages
Reissued by popular demand, here is a highly readable and comprehensive study that has established itself as the definitive work on the diaconate. Drawing upon original sources, the book provides valuable insights into the development of the office of deacon in the early church and situates deaconry within the context of the church's total ministry.

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