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Recreating the church : leadership for the postmodern age

Author: Richard L Hamm
Publisher: Saint Louis, Mo. : Chalice Press, ©2007.
Series: Columbia Partnership leadership series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
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Mainline denominations in the United States are in crisis. These institutions-created in and for modernity-are now facing a changed, postmodern culture. Hamm faces the crisis, examining its origins, and offers sound advice on how to lead to church to make the adaptive changes needed to thrive in postmodern times.
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Title: Recreating the church : leadership for the postmodern age /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Hamm
ISBN: 9780827232648; 0827232640; 9780827232655; 0827232659
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (page 130).
Content: The first element of the perfect storm: confronting mainline churches change in American culture -- The second element of the perfect storm: confronting mainline churches: organizational obsolescence -- The third element of the perfect storm: confronting mainline churches: the "high pressure" of anxiety -- Generational differences -- The crisis in governance of mainline churches -- Seeing the challenges through polarities -- Personal aspects of leading adaptive change -- Systemic aspects of leading adaptive change -- Why bother.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 130 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The first element of the perfect storm: confronting mainline churches change in American culture -- The second element of the perfect storm: confronting mainline churches: organizational obsolescence -- The third element of the perfect storm: confronting mainline churches: the "high pressure" of anxiety -- Generational differences -- The crisis in governance of mainline churches -- Seeing the challenges through polarities -- Personal aspects of leading adaptive change -- Systemic aspects of leading adaptive change -- Why bother.
Responsibility: Richard L. Hamm.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Hamm, Richard L. (Richard Lee), 1947- Recreating the church. Saint Louis, Mo. : Chalice Press, ©2007 (DLC) 2006033391 (OCoLC)72988301
Year: ©2007.
Publisher: Saint Louis, Mo. : Chalice Press,
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: BV652.1; Dewey No.: 262/.1
Series: The Columbia Partnership leadership series; Variation: Columbia Partnership leadership series.
OCLC No.: 815970746

Abstract:

Mainline denominations in the United States are in crisis. These institutions-created in and for modernity-are now facing a changed, postmodern culture. Hamm faces the crisis, examining its origins, and offers sound advice on how to lead to church to make the adaptive changes needed to thrive in postmodern times.
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