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History Of The Camp-Meeting And Grounds At Wesleyan Grove, Martha's Vineyard, H. Vincent Dec 2016

History Of The Camp-Meeting And Grounds At Wesleyan Grove, Martha's Vineyard, H. Vincent

Heritage Material

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Psychological Well-Being Of Roman Catholic And Episcopal Clergy Applicants, Shannon Nicole Thomas, Thomas G. Plante Jan 2016

Psychological Well-Being Of Roman Catholic And Episcopal Clergy Applicants, Shannon Nicole Thomas, Thomas G. Plante

Thomas G Plante PhD, ABPP

The current study investigated the psychological functioning of over 200 applicants to the priesthood or diaconate in the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches, as revealed by the subjects’ scores on the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Second Edition (MMPI-2). Results revealed an overall trend of psychological health in the sample population, evidenced by few systematic elevations in indices of psychopathology. Within the Catholic sample, deacons demonstrated lower MMPI-2 scores on several measures, perhaps suggesting slightly better psychological well-being than their priest counterparts.


Sharing The Word: Sermons Based On Weekly Lectionary Readings, V. 2, Leonard S. Gross, Jan Comfort Dec 2015

Sharing The Word: Sermons Based On Weekly Lectionary Readings, V. 2, Leonard S. Gross, Jan Comfort

Jan Comfort

Leonard S. Gross (1924-2013) is my father. He was ordained an episcopal priest in 1973, and served the Diocese of West Virginia until about 2006. This compilation of his sermons is a labor of love. It is arranged by the church calendar, and follows the Revised Common Lectionary format with three liturgical years A, B, and C. Each week has a copy of the assigned reading followed by a sermon delivered for that occasion. Sometimes there will be a sermon for each of the three years, sometimes just one or two. Volume one begins with Advent and goes through the ...


Sharing The Word: Sermons Based On Weekly Lectionary Readings, V.1, Leonard S. Gross, Jan Comfort Dec 2015

Sharing The Word: Sermons Based On Weekly Lectionary Readings, V.1, Leonard S. Gross, Jan Comfort

Jan Comfort

Leonard S. Gross (1924-2013) is my father. He was ordained an episcopal priest in 1973, and served the Diocese of West Virginia until about 2006. This compilation of his sermons is a labor of love. It is arranged by the church calendar, and follows the Revised Common Lectionary format with three liturgical years A, B, and C. Each week has a copy of the assigned reading followed by a sermon delivered for that occasion. Sometimes there will be a sermon for each of the three years, sometimes just one or two. Volume one begins with Advent and goes through the ...