Ministry: A Theological, Pastoral Handbook

Ministry: A Theological, Pastoral Handbook

by Richard P. McBrien


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This highly praised handbook on ministry is an essential resource for clergy and laity alike—clear, readable, theologically sound, and pastorally wise. Traces the development of ministry from New Testament times through Vatican II to provide pastoral guidance for priests, nuns, teachers, and others who are called to the ministry.

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ISBN-13: 9780060653248
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/07/1988
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Richard P. McBrien is Crowley-O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Educated at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, he has also served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. A leading authority on Catholicism, he is the bestselling author of Catholicism, Lives of the Popes, and Lives of the Saints, as well as the general editor of The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism. Most recently a consultant for ABC News, McBrien offers regular commentary on all the major television networks. He is also a prizewinning syndicated columnist in the Catholic press.

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