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Church, community and power

Author: Roy Kearsley
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK : Ashgate, ©2008.
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In the era of 'post-Christendom', how can church as a sociological reality be switched on to the destructive dangers, yet constructive possibilities, of 'power' flowing in and around its community? Attuned to the current distrust of church power, this book creatively works out responses that could turn painful censure into a re-visioning of church power relations, helped by neglected critical studies. The approach  Read more...
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Kearsley, Roy.
Church, community and power.
Farnham, Surrey, UK : Ashgate, ©2008
(DLC) 2008023032
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Kearsley
ISBN: 0754663450 9780754663454 9780754693147 0754693147
OCLC Number: 326718594
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: Introduction : church as community in the presence of power --
Church as a koinonia : the fellowship of the way --
The contested concept : what is power? --
Church and the environment of power --
Power relations and church --
Strategies, church, and freedom --
Spirit, power, and weakness --
Power, authority, and community --
Twin problems on power and church --
Conclusions : power in the future of koinonia community.
Responsibility: Roy Kearsley.

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