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Spirituality in ministerial formation [electronic resource] : the dynamic of prayer in learning / Andrew D. Mayes.

By: Mayes, Andrew D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion, education, and culture: Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (235 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780708322703 (ebk.); 0708322700 (ebk.).Subject(s): Theology -- Study and teaching | Prayer -- Christianity -- Study and teaching | Spiritual life -- Christianity | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic | Theologiestudium | Spiritualit�at | Gebet | Gemeinschaftsgef�uhl | Religionsunterricht | SchulgebetGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Spirituality in ministerial formation.DDC classification: 371.07 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part 1, Formation past and present. Models of theological education in the first millennium; Models of theological education in the second millennium; The advent of the formation paradigm in roman Catholic and Anglican traditions; Perspectives on formation in the Free Church and Orthodox traditions; Emerging themes, contemporary issues, research questions -- Part 2, The role of prayer in formation: findings and reflections. Theological and empirical approaches to prayer; Life-giving waters: towards a pneumatology of formation; Dark waters: formation, prayer and the experience of inner change; The meeting of the waters: formation, prayer and theological knowing; Rivers in the desert: formation, prayer and postmodern mission -- Part 3, Possibilities for the future. Conclusion: benefits of the formation paradigm and proposals for renewed practice.
Summary: This is a ground-breaking study into a crucial area of theological education. It traces the origin and evolution of the formation model of training and identifies what difference this paradigm makes to present practice.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-228) and index.

Part 1, Formation past and present. Models of theological education in the first millennium; Models of theological education in the second millennium; The advent of the formation paradigm in roman Catholic and Anglican traditions; Perspectives on formation in the Free Church and Orthodox traditions; Emerging themes, contemporary issues, research questions -- Part 2, The role of prayer in formation: findings and reflections. Theological and empirical approaches to prayer; Life-giving waters: towards a pneumatology of formation; Dark waters: formation, prayer and the experience of inner change; The meeting of the waters: formation, prayer and theological knowing; Rivers in the desert: formation, prayer and postmodern mission -- Part 3, Possibilities for the future. Conclusion: benefits of the formation paradigm and proposals for renewed practice.

This is a ground-breaking study into a crucial area of theological education. It traces the origin and evolution of the formation model of training and identifies what difference this paradigm makes to present practice.

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