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Religion

  • By: Eugene V. Gallagher
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Leadership is claimed, exercised, and contested in religious groups in many of the same ways that it is in other social situations. But religious leadership also has distinctive features, particularly its appeal to supernatural forces for ...

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