By Norman H. Maring,David Gregg

initially released in 1962 and revised in 1991, this useful quantity has lengthy been a useful source to clergy, laity, and seminarians alike. For the fiftieth anniversary of the vintage textual content, editor David Gregg brings his insights as a theologian, pastor, polity teacher, and member of the final Board. the second one Revised version good points revisions in content material and magnificence and comprise a brand new foreword through present ABCUSA common Secretary Roy Medley, a brand new bankruptcy on Autonomy and Interdependence, and modern updates to the bankruptcy on Ecumenical Relationships. major revisions in nearby and nationwide organisations replicate the hot by-laws handed on the 2011 Biennial conference. the result's quantity extra proper to todays ministry but preserving the deftness, perception, and historic acumen for which Maring and Hudson have been known.

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