Teaching Our Story: Narrative Leadership And Pastoral Formation

January 31, 2010|
Teaching Our Story: Narrative Leadership And Pastoral Formation by Larry A. Golemon
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Teaching Our Story is based on the premise that as congregations become intentional story-forming communities, they can shape the lives of millions of generative, faithful, and civic-minded adults. To do so, a framework that relates narrative work to the full range of congregational life is needed. This book offers such a framework, featuring essays that examine crucial shapers of narrative, outline a course in preaching that addresses crucial questions for today's church leaders, illuminate the creative power of listening to the collective stories of a faith community, and observe what can happen when first-year seminary students are asked to become story brokers -- integrating the stories from their communities with biblical stories, their own personal stories, and the theological doctrines formed within the story of their tradition
Larry A. Golemon is executive director of the Washington Theological Consortium. Larry served on the research team of the Carnegie Foundation's Clergy Education study, was a research associate for the Alban Institute, and directed the Ecumenical Project at Virginia Theological Seminary.
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Title:Teaching Our Story: Narrative Leadership And Pastoral FormationFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:142 pages, 8.51 X 5.51 X 0.46 inShipping dimensions:142 pages, 8.51 X 5.51 X 0.46 inPublished:January 31, 2010Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1566993776

ISBN - 13:9781566993777

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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