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By Sharon Henderson Callahan

This 2-volume set inside of The SAGE Reference sequence on management tackles concerns proper to management within the realm of faith. It explores such issues because the contexts within which spiritual leaders circulate, management in groups of religion, management as taught in theological schooling and coaching, non secular management impacting social switch and social justice, and extra. issues are tested from a number of views, traditions, and faiths.

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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Carroll, J. , & McMillan, B. R. (2006). God’s potters: Pastoral leadership and the shaping of congregations. B. Eerdmans. Chaves, M. (2004). Congregations in America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Chaves, M. A. (2011). American religion: Contemporary trends. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Douglass, H. P. (1926). 1000 city churches: Phases of adaptation to urban environment. New York: George H. Doran. Fischer, C. , & Hout, M. (2006). Century of difference: How America changed in the last one hundred years.

People continued to leave rural areas for the city. A large westward expansion of Southerners to California; the movement of Southern Blacks to cities in the North and West; and the more recent migration of large numbers of Northerners to the South have altered the geographic distribution of religious groups. For much of American history, denominations have possessed strong regional ties: think of Lutherans in Minnesota, Presbyterians in Pennsylvania, or New England Congregationalists. And while there is still a connection between denomination and place, geographic mobility has spread Lutherans to Florida, Presbyterians to Washington State, and Congregationalists to Texas.

However, powerful and effective preaching has always been regarded as a high priority. Regardless of the pastor’s educational level, delivery style, or personal presence, the single most significant element of preaching in the African American context lays in proclaiming the gospel such that the congregation becomes moved to the moment of celebration. Eschatological Discourse The African American context of religious leadership receives its frame and trajectory from its eschatological paradigms.

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