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The pastor theologian : resurrecting an ancient vision

The pastor theologian : resurrecting an ancient vision

Author: Gerald Hiestand
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Pastoral ministry today is often ruled by an emphasis on short-sighted goals, pragmatic results, and shallow thinking. Unfortunately, those in the academy tend to have the opposite problem, failing to connect theological study to the pressing issues facing the church today. Contemporary evangelicalism has lost sight of the inherent connection between pastoral leadership and theology. This results in theologically  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
The pastor theologian
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2015]
(DLC) 2015001986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Hiestand
ISBN: 9780310516996 0310516994
OCLC Number: 916581306
Awards: Commended for Christianity Today Book Award (Church/Pastoral Leaders) 2016
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Pastor or theologian? a division of labor, a crisis of identity --
Pastor theologians: from apostolic fathers to the Enlightenment --
The great divorce: from the Enlightenment to the present --
The theological anemia of the church --
The ecclesial anemia of theology --
The pastor theologian: a taxonomy --
The pastor theologian as ecclesial theologian --
On being an ecclesial theologian in a local church --
The future of a movement, the renewal of the church.
Responsibility: Gerald Hiestand and Todd Wilson ; foreword by Timothy George.


Far too often, there is a stark divide between the academy and the ministry of the church, between pastors and theologians. Gerald Hiestand and Todd Wilson offer a rallying cry to a new generation of  Read more...


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