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Lives Entrusted: An Ethic of Trust for Ministry (Prisms) [Paperback]

By Barbara J. Blodgett (Author)
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Item Number 85120  
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Item Specifications...

Pages   176
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.86" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.44"
Weight:   0.65 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2008
ISBN  0800663217  
EAN  9780800663216  

Availability  79 units.
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Item Description...
An important new work on ministerial ethics in response to clergy misconduct. Relates to all practices of ministry in all settings and denominations. Grounds ministerial effectiveness in ethics and ethics in truth.

Publishers Description
Behind all the issues of ministerial conduct and character lies a simple reality. The heart of ministerial ethics and integrity, argues Barbara Blodgett, is trust - trust expected, trust earned, trust practiced. Trust, she says, is undermined by three trust-busters common in the church: secrecy, gossip, and lying.For Blodgett, trust is not an emotion or intention but a transaction. People entrust each other with things they value, and that interaction endows a relationship. In the aggregate, they create community. By focusing on crucial practices of trust, a unique new framework for ministerial identity and ethics is created.

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More About Barbara J. Blodgett

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Barbara J. Blodgett is Minister for Vocation and Formation for the United Church of Christ in Cleveland, Ohio. She was previously the director of Supervised Ministries at Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut. A former pastor ordained in the UCC, she is also an ethicist who speaks and writes on moral issues in the ministry. She is author of Lives Entrusted: An Ethic of Trust for Ministry and Constructing the Erotic: Sexual Ethics and Adolescent Girls.

Barbara J. Blodgett was born in 1961.

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