Shaping the church : the promise of implicit theology / Martyn Percy.

By: Percy, Martyn
Material type: TextTextSeries: Explorations in practical, pastoral, and empirical theology: Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate Pub., c2010Description: 193 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780754666004 (hardcover : alk. paper); 075466600X (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780754666059 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0754666050 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781409408529 (ebook); 1409408523 (ebook)Subject(s): ChurchLOC classification: BV600.3 | .P47 2010
Contents:
Introduction: The promise of implicit theology -- pt. 1. Sacraments: spiritual life. Baptism: belief, practice and culture -- Confirmation and conversion : continuity and change -- Tripping down the aisle : churchgoing, culture and contemporary eucharistic practice -- pt. 2. Church : the nature of the body. Fresh expressions : a critique of consumerism -- Alternative perspectives : can there be 'liberal' church growth? -- Organic church growth : some possibilties -- pt. 3. Ministry : practising theology. Herding cats? : leading the Church (of England) in a new age -- Sacred sagacity : the dynamics of formation -- Feeling for the church : emotion and anger in ecclesial polity -- Conclusion: Shaping the church.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-185) and index.

Introduction: The promise of implicit theology -- pt. 1. Sacraments: spiritual life. Baptism: belief, practice and culture -- Confirmation and conversion : continuity and change -- Tripping down the aisle : churchgoing, culture and contemporary eucharistic practice -- pt. 2. Church : the nature of the body. Fresh expressions : a critique of consumerism -- Alternative perspectives : can there be 'liberal' church growth? -- Organic church growth : some possibilties -- pt. 3. Ministry : practising theology. Herding cats? : leading the Church (of England) in a new age -- Sacred sagacity : the dynamics of formation -- Feeling for the church : emotion and anger in ecclesial polity -- Conclusion: Shaping the church.

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