Envisioning the New City: A Reader on Urban Ministry

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Eleanor Scott Meyers
Westminster John Knox Press, 1992 M01 1 - 363 pages
"A fascinating assortment of articles about urban ministry--some inspirational, some challenging, and some extremely practical. Something for everyone."--Kimberley Bobo, Midwest Academy, Chicago. Contributors include urban pastons, community organizers, seminary professors, and church leaders.

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Contents

Foreword
13
Teaching Ourselves the City
19
Ministry in the City
31
The Second Reformation Has Begun
44
Hope for a Remnant
80
Whatever Happened to the Golden Rule?
90
The UrbanRural Linkages
109
Older Women in the City
125
The City as Battered Woman
152
Chronicles of Capacity Building
168
A Meditation
182
A Lesson on Urban Spirituality
190
A Health Crisis and a Healing Ministry
205
The Urban Congregation and Public Policy
235
Mandate for Mission
268
Fighting AIDS and HIV Together
275

PASTORAL DIMENSIONS OF MINISTRY IN CITIES
137

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About the author (1992)

Eleanor Scott Meyers is a retired theological educator and former President of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.

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