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Christian Symbol and RitualAn Introduction$
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Bernard Cooke and Gary Macy

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195154115

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0195154118.001.0001

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Rituals of Service and Ministry

Rituals of Service and Ministry

Chapter:
(p.119) 7 Rituals of Service and Ministry
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Christian Symbol and Ritual
Author(s):

Bernard Cooke

Gary Macy (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195154118.003.0008

Beginning with a discussion of the need for organized religion, the theology and history behind the different forms of Christian ministry are introduced, including the offices (orders) of bishops, priests, deacons, ministers, and the papacy. The history of the ritual of ordination is discussed, as well as the influence of monasticism on the evolution of Christian ministry.

Keywords:   organized religion, bishops, priests, deacons, ministers, monasticism, orders, papacy

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