Ripe Fields: The Promise and Challenge of Latino Ministry (Paperback)Juan Oliver (author)
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Timed to be launched at 2009 General Convention, Juan Oliver definitive look at the history and potential future of Latino ministry in the Episcopal Church comes at an opportune time. With Latino ministries growing around the country in all traditions, and with increasing resource and programmatic offerings being allocated to serve those communities, this highly descriptive handbook profiles the culture, faith, and importance of this emerging minority.
Within the book chapters, Oliver surveys topical areas, such as:Who/What is a Latino? Latino Biblical Interpretation Worship in a Latino congregation The spiritual lives of Latinos Latino authority and governance Latino administration and stewardship The Latino priest: Factotum or Specialist? The Latino deacon The Latino bishop Non-Latinos in Latino ministry
Publisher: Church Publishing Inc
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 230 x 155 x 13 mm