TO BE ONE IN CHRIST Intercultural Formation and Ministry

Title:      TO BE ONE IN CHRIST Intercultural Formation and Ministry
BookID:      12690
Authors:      Fernando A. Ortiz and Gerard J. McGlone, SJ
ISBN-10(13):      *************
Publication date:      2015
Number of pages:      264
Language:      English
Price:      450,00 R
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The priests and pastoral ministers of our day increasingly reflect the multicultural, multiethnic, and multilingual nature of the church in the United States. For a variety of reasons, they come from diverse ethnic backgrounds and countries of origin. Seminaries and religious communities are welcoming international candidates with the vision that diversity strengthens the character and mission of the church. Yet this ecclesial diversity also comes with unique challenges. This book is a resource that delves into the questions raised by these complexities and provides an in-depth analysis from theological, sociological, psychological, cultural, and Protestant perspectives.

Gerard McGlone and Fernando Ortiz are both nationally recognized experts on the integration of psychology and spirituality in priestly life. The book they have edited investigates issues, answers questions, and provides insights on the increasingly multicultural settings and programs affecting seminary and religious formation. The comprehensive resource will be welcome by vocation directors, seminary formators, clergy, religious, and seminarians.

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