The nearness of God parish ministry as spiritual practice by Julia Gatta

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Published by Morehouse Pub. in Harrisburg, PA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pastoral theology,
  • Pastoral theology -- Episcopal Church,
  • Church work,
  • Church work -- Episcopal Church

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementJulia Gatta.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4011.3 .G38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23953979M
ISBN 109780819223180
LC Control Number2009042009

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Juhan Professor of Pastoral Theology at the School of Theology at Sewanee. Her previous books include The Nearness of God: Parish Ministry as Spiritual Practice and, with Martin L. Smith, Go in Peace: The Art of Hearing is a spiritual director, retreat conductor, and Episcopal priest who served for 25 years in the Diocese of Connecticut.

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