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Coming to consensus : a case study for the churches

Author: Jill Tabart; World Council of Churches.
Publisher: Geneva : WCC Publications, ©2003.
Series: Risk book series, no. 103.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, the author relates the experience of the Uniting Church in Australia in moving to the use of the consensus method. The reader accompanies the UCA from the birth of the idea to the model used currently, a process of several years during which constant evaluation led to continuous improvement. Coming to Consensus is a resource for church councils at every level as they seek an authentically Christian  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Tabart; World Council of Churches.
ISBN: 2825413925 9782825413920
OCLC Number: 54835551
Description: ix, 76, [2] pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: When did it begin? --
What was wrong with the tried and true? --
Which way forward? --
Why seek the common mind? --
Whose contribution counted? --
What happened? --
Where did we need to improve? --
What's essential in introducing consensus? --
Where to now?
Series Title: Risk book series, no. 103.
Responsibility: Jill Tabart.

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"In this book, the author relates the experience of the Uniting Church in Australia in moving to the use of the consensus method. The reader accompanies the UCA from the birth of the idea to the model used currently, a process of several years during which constant evaluation led to continuous improvement. Coming to Consensus is a resource for church councils at every level as they seek an authentically Christian method for discussing contested issues and discerning ways to move forward together."--BOOK JACKET.

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