Synopses & Reviews
Taking a look at today's Church and religious situation, Neuhaus argues that there is a necessary awkwardness about Christian ministry because we are ambassadors of a "disputed sovereignty". Neuhaus also discusses the minister as leader of worship and the art, discipline, and "absurd responsibility" of being a preacher.
Table of Contents
The thus and so-ness of the church -- Ministering by hope beyond apology -- A choice of models -- Authority for ministry -- Reconciliation against resignation -- Sacrament and success -- The search for community -- Enacting the ministry -- The importance of being a preacher -- The imperative indicative -- The pursuit of holiness.