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This 2-volume set within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership tackles issues relevant to leadership in the realm of religion. It explores such themes as the contexts in which religious leaders move, leadership in communities of faith, leadership as taught in theological education and training, religious leadership impacting social change and social justice, and more. Topics are examined from multiple perspectives, traditions, and faiths. Features & Benefits: By focusing on key topics with 100 brief chapters, we provide students with more depth than typically found in encyclopedia entries but with less jargon or density than the typical journal article or research handbook chapter. Signed chapters are written in language and style that is broadly accessible. Each chapter is followed by a brief bibliography and further ...

The U.S. Mainline Protestant Context
The U.S. mainline protestant context
David E.Eagle

Writing in 1929, the prominent theologian H. Richard Niebuhr argued that denominations in America were products of the larger social divisions of class, region, ethnicity, and race. At the time of his writing, mainline Protestants could easily be distinguished from their conservative brethren by each of these ...

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