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Episcopacy in the Methodist tradition : perspectives and proposals / Russell E. Richey and Thomas Edward Frank.

By: Richey, Russell E.
Contributor(s): Frank, Thomas Edward.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Nashville, TN : Abingdon Press, c2004Description: 147 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0687038618 (alk. paper).Subject(s): United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- Government | United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- Bishops -- Appointment, call, and election | Methodist Church -- United States -- Bishops -- Appointment, call, and election -- History | Methodist Church -- United States -- Government -- History
Contents:
Perspectives -- Bishops as leaders: expectations, realities, and possibilities -- Episcopacy in Methodism: shadows of John Wesley -- Itinerant general superintendency: Asbury's precept and practice -- Polity and practice of Episcopacy in the contemporary United Methodist Church -- Proposals -- Proposal 1: should bishops be elected at general conference? -- Proposal 2: constitutional issues of council of bishops presidency -- Proposal 3: structures of general oversight -- Proposal 4: superintendency and the bishops' role in presiding.
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BX 8345 .R53 2004 (Browse shelf) Available 30092100926188
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Perspectives -- Bishops as leaders: expectations, realities, and possibilities -- Episcopacy in Methodism: shadows of John Wesley -- Itinerant general superintendency: Asbury's precept and practice -- Polity and practice of Episcopacy in the contemporary United Methodist Church -- Proposals -- Proposal 1: should bishops be elected at general conference? -- Proposal 2: constitutional issues of council of bishops presidency -- Proposal 3: structures of general oversight -- Proposal 4: superintendency and the bishops' role in presiding.

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