Christian Youth Work in Theory and Practice

by Sally Nash; , Rev. Dr. C. K. Robertson

Christian Youth Work in Theory and Practice
Publication date: 2014-04-10
Number of pages: 112
ISBN: 9780819223098

• An accessible Q&A introduction to the Episcopal Church

• Use with new members, as a confirmation resource, and in youth and adult
study groups

• Written by two established and well-recognized figures in the Episcopal Church

Everybody enjoys a simple Q&A: it provides a quick, easy, and non-threatening way to learn—perfect for today’s busy lifestyle. Yet, with Episcopal Questions, Episcopal Answers, we’re also dealing with some of the most central and compelling elements of the faith.

Sample questions of the new work include: What do Episcopalians believe about the Bible? Why do Episcopalians practice infant baptism? Why does God permit evil and suffering? What are the sacraments of the Episcopal Church? Is it acceptable for a Bishop to question the Virgin Birth? Why is the Prayer Book so important to Episcopalians? What is the relationship between the Prayer Book and the Bible? What is the Anglican Communion? How did the Episcopal Church come to be? How are decisions made in the Episcopal Church?

Ian S. Markham is dean and president of Virginia Theological Seminary. He holds degrees from London, Cambridge, and Exeter Universities, all in the United Kingdom, and has taught Christian theology and ethics in the UK and in the US. A prolific writer, Markham has authored or edited 14 books.

Rev. Dr. C. K. Robertson serves as Canon to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church and is a distinguished visiting professor at the General Theological Seminary in New York City. A fellow of the Episcopal Church Foundation and former member of the governing board of the National Council of Churches, "Chuck" holds a PhD from Durham University in England and has written numerous books and articles as well as offered presentations and consultations on visionary leadership and congregational development. He lives in New York City.

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