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Enabling The Bury Methodist Circuit To Focus On Being A ‘Discipleship Movement Shaped For Mission’, John Illsley Dec 2018

Enabling The Bury Methodist Circuit To Focus On Being A ‘Discipleship Movement Shaped For Mission’, John Illsley

Doctor of Ministry Projects

The goal of this doctoral project is to lead the Bury Methodist Circuit in the United Kingdom into a restructuring of leadership and oversight to enable the circuit and its fifteen churches to better serve the contemporary age in discipleship and mission. This is in line with the tag line of the British Methodist Church—“a discipleship movement shaped for mission.”

The author serves as superintendent minister of the Bury Circuit and is due to retire in August 2019. Serving previously in two other circuits in the United Kingdom and nine years in Hong Kong reveal how the Bury Circuit ...


Roman Catholicism: Theology And Colonization, G. Scott Davis Jan 2004

Roman Catholicism: Theology And Colonization, G. Scott Davis

Religious Studies Faculty Publications

The Catholic tradition in the Latin West grew up on the foundations laid by Rome. It accepted as fact the urban establishments that had started as colonial settlements and the need for such settlements to safeguard the imperial order. Thus in Catholic religious thought colonization and colonialism have no independent status; they are matters for legal and political reflection. Nonetheless, Catholic moral theology, particularly as it dealt with mission and conquest, had much to say about the activities that made colonization possible.


Among The Last: An Arkansas Missionary Confronts A Changing China, S. Ray Granade Apr 1998

Among The Last: An Arkansas Missionary Confronts A Changing China, S. Ray Granade

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