America’s Changing Religious and Cultural Landscape and its Implications for Theological Education
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CitationAmmerman, Nancy T. "America’s Changing Religious and Cultural Landscape and its Implications for Theological Education." Theological Education 49(1):27-34. 2014.
This essay explores the changes in American culture that have made the very notion of religious communities and religious leadership an increasing challenge. Gathering, sustaining, and leading a congregation requires different assumptions and skills than when ATS was founded. Despite the difficulties, however, religious communities are essential, both to the faith and spiritual lives of their participants and to the well-being of the communities in which they are located.
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