Religious Leadership, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452276129
  • ISBN-13: 9781452276120
  • DDC: 206.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 832 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This 2-volume set within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership tackles issues relevant to leadership in the realm of religion. It explores such themes as the contexts in which religious leaders move, leadership in communities of faith, leadership as taught in theological education and training, religious leadership impacting social change and social justice, and more. Topics are examined from multiple perspectives, traditions, and faiths.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
1: The U.S. Religious Context.
2: The U.S. Mainline Protestant Context.
3: The African American Context.
4: Evangelical, Pentecostal, and Megachurch Movements.
5: The Jewish Context: American Jewish Leadership.
6: Roman Catholic Trends.
7: Emerging Paradigms of Catholic Leadership.
8: Catholic Multicultural Trends.
9: Islamic Leadership in America.
10: The Asian Religious Context: Focus on Hinduism.
11: Religious Leadership in the Latino/Latina Community: Leadership as Service.
12: Formal and Informal Leadership in Spiritual and Religious Traditions.
13: Pastoral Leadership in Mainline Protestant Churches.
14: Innovations in Mainline Protestant Leadership.
15: The Evangelical Leader.
16: The Pentecostal Leader.
17: Missional Leadership.
18: The Roman Catholic Lay Leader.
19: Roman Catholic Ordained Leadership.
20: Christian Biblical Understandings of Leadership.
21: Understanding Jewish Biblical Leadership.
22: Qur'anic Leadership Bases: Prophets as Visionary Leaders in Challenging Times.
23: African American Islamic Leadership.
24: Muslim Leadership in the U.S. Context.
25: Rabbinic Leadership and the Future of the American Jewish Community.
26: Leadership Language for the Reform Rabbinate.
27: Leadership Within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
28: Leading Historically Black Church Congregations.
29: Leading Black Baptist Churches.
30: Native American Leadership.
31: Latin American Congregational Leadership.
32: Hawaiian Religious Leadership.
33: Leadership in a New Church.
34: Buddhist Leadership in the United States.
35: Women Leaders in Evangelical Congregations.
36: Pentecostal Female Pastors.
37: Women Leaders in Mainline Protestant Churches.
38: Women Leaders in Asian American Protestant Churches.
39: Buddhist Women and Religious Leadership.
40: Modern and Contemporary Trends in Muslim Women's Leadership.
41: African American Women Leaders.
42: Women Leaders in Judaism.
43: Roman Catholic Women Leaders: “By Their Fruits You Shall Know Them”.
44: Religious Leaders and the Common Good.
45: The Common Good.
46: Spirit-Inspired Leadership and the Common Good Worldview.
47: Catholic Leadership for Global Citizenship.
48: Women Religious for Social Justice.
49: Religious Leaders Who Have Advocated and Engaged in Violence.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Dialogue and Action for the Common Good and Peacebuilding.
2: Christian Leadership for Multicultural Inclusion.
3: Leadership for Reconciliation.
4: Religious Leadership for Social Change.
5: Gender, Identity, and Inclusive Leadership.
6: Jewish Leadership for Interreligious Dialogue.
7: Asian Participation in Interreligious Dialogue.
8: Muslim Leadership for Social Action.
9: American Jewish World Service.
10: Sojourners.
11: Leading Evangelicals for Social Action.
12: Building Peace: Religious Leadership in Divided Communities.
13: The Salvation Army.
14: Religious Leadership in the Catholic Peace Movement.
15: World Vision.
16: Catholic Relief Services: Fostering Integral Human Development through Charity in Truth.
17: Islamic Relief.
18: Leadership by the Deaf Community for Social Change.
19: Christian Leadership Toward Sustainable Earth-Human Relations.
20: The Jewish Response to Environmental Action.
21: Islamic Leadership for Sustainability.
22: Zen Buddhist Ecological Leadership: Just Teach the Withered Trees to Bloom.
23: Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
24: Archbishop Oscar Romero: The Good Shepherd Lays Down His Life for His Sheep.
25: Howard Thurman: Intercultural and Interreligious Leader.
26: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..
27: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel: Prophetic Leadership Confronts the 20th Century.
28: Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan.
29: Rabbi Stephen S. Wise.
30: The Orthodox Rabbinate and Interfaith Dialogue.
31: Dalai Lama.
32: Thich Nhat Hanh.
33: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Model for Religious Leadership in the 21st Century.
34: Very Reverend Sang Chul Lee: A Legacy of Justice and Hospitality.
35: Fethullah Gülen and the Gülen Movement.
36: Elijah Muhammad.
37: Dorothy Day: Leader of the Catholic Worker Movement.
38: Karen Armstrong: A Journey Toward God.
39: Imam Warith Deen Mohammed.
40: Mary Baker Eddy: Leadership and Spiritual Practice.
41: Processes and Directions for Leadership Formation.
42: General Trends and Emerging Models Across Christian Denominations.
43: Forming Interreligious and Intercultural Leaders.
44: Formation of Christian Leaders: Forming Faithful and Just Actions for the Sake of the World.
45: Leadership Development in the American Jewish Community.
46: Formation and Education of Muslim Leaders.
47: Educating and Forming Latino/Latina Populations for Leadership in the Christian Church.
48: Forming Asian Leaders for North American Churches.
49: Religious Leaders Reforming Traditions.
50: Mystics as Reformers.
51: New Forms of Evangelical Leadership.
52: Postcolonial Insights for Religious Leadership.
53: Islamic Reformers in North America.
54: Roman Catholic Reformers.