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CONTENTS FOREWORD Peter C. Phan LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS BOOK INTRODUCTION The Challenge of Globalization to Order and Ministry in the Church Chapter One GLOBALIZATION What Does It Mean? What Does It Imply? 1. The Focus and Perspective of This Volume 2. Globalization 3. Culture 4. Drawing Conclusions from the Data The Semitic Culture of Jesus and his First followers The Move of Christianity into Hellenistic Culture, 100 to 600 The Inculturation of the Western Catholicism in Germanic Cultures, 600-900 The Inculturation of Western Catholicism, 1900 to the Present 5. Questions for Reflection 6. Suggestions for Further Reading and Study Chapter Two THE MINISTRY OF JESUS The Foundational Model for All Ministries 1. Theme and Goal of This Chapter 2. Etymology and Meaning of Order and Ministry Introducing Church Order Terminology New Testament and Early Church Terminology and Practice Medieval and Later Developments in Theology and Terminology Understanding Ministry from 1100 to Vatican Council II The Understanding of Holy Orders Emerging at Vatican Council II Historical Changes in the Practice and Theology of Order and Ministry 3. Three Issues Confronting a Globalized World and Church Globalization as Major Part of Contemporary Existence Micromanagement as a Problem in Church Life Racial, Gender, and Cultural Discrimination in the Church 4. The Three-Fold Dimension of Order and Ministry in Vatican Council II Teaching 5. The Ministry of Jesus as the Foundation of the Theology of Order and Ministry 6. Six Characteristics of Ministry Exemplified in Jesus The vocation of Jesus Shows that ministry is from God. The Ministry of Jesus Is a Ministry of Service (diakonia). The Ministry of Jesus Is a Ministry of Love (agap?). The Ministry of Jesus Is a Healing Ministry. The Ministry of Jesus Is a Preaching and Teaching Ministry. The Ministry of Jesus Is Political 7. Questions for Reflection 8. Suggestions for Further Reading and Study Chapter Three PRIESTLY ORDER AND MINISTRY Their History and Meaning Today 1. Theme and Goal of This Chapter 2. The ?Popular? View of Priests and Bishops Today 3. Priests and Bishops in Historical Perspective Globalization Requires Mutual Respect among and between Cultures Essential Structure and Cultural Differences in Catholic History A New Look at the Standard History and Theology of the Sacrament of Order Overview of Recent Biblical and Historical Scholarship on Sacred Order Overview of New Testament Scholarship on Order Developments from the Second Century to 1000 4. Priestly and Episcopal Ministry and Order in Today?s Globalized Church The Need for Honest Dialogue and Conversation about Church Order What Prevents Sunday Eucharist? Ordination Policies? Dialogue with Women and on Women?s Place in Church Order Dialogue on Delicate Issues in Global Catholic Relationships: Racisim and White Privilege 5. Questions for Reflection 6. Suggestions for Further Reading and Study Chapter Four LAY MINISTRY Its History and Meaning Today 1. Theme and Goal of This Chapter 2. ?Institutional? and ?Charismatic? Leadership Roles Insights from Historical and Social Studies Relevance for Church Leadership Structural and Charismatic Leadership in Historical Perspective The Mystery of the Church The People of God Conclusions 3. Official Teaching on Lay Leadership in the Post-Conciliar Church Lumen Gentium on Laity and Leadership The New Catechism on Laity and Leadership 4. An Historical Overview of Lay Ministry From the New Testament and Earliest Christianity to 500 Developments Between 500 to about 1000 From 1000 to Vatican Council II 5. Questions for Reflection 6. Suggestions for Further Reading and Study Chapter Five DREAMS FOR THE FUTURE 1. A Global Perspective Requires a Two-Way Conversation 2. Cultural Styles of Leadership as Potential Models for Christian Leadership 3. The Lingering Effects of Colonial-Era Disregard of Local Sovereignty 4. Concluding Thoughts on Global Catholicism and Culture BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Priesthood -- Catholic Church.
Christian leadership -- Catholic Church.
Pastoral theology -- Catholic Church.