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Fowler reflects on faith development theory 10 years after the publication of his book, Stages of Faith. He reviews the impact of his book and responds to some of the theological questions that have arisen in regard to faith development theory.
The author outlines the doctrine of Christina perfection and how its voice in the conversation with developmentalism was silenced. He also describes some recent approaches to new dialogue as well as proposes revisioning Christian perfection as a myth of being.
This article presents a summary of findings from the work of Carol Gilligan on moral development, Mary Field Belenky et al. on women's ways of knowing, and Robert Kegan on the development of self.
The author examines the adequacy of developmentalism as a paradigm for Christian education.
Leadership development is a continual concern of the church. This article develops a model based upon the author's experience, the Scriptures, and secular adult education literature. The author advocates developing leaders within a local church's context through a process negotiated (transacted) between the learners and the developer.
The authors examine the church of the first and second centuries for transferable principles that might be of value for the twentieth century church.
The author comments on the profession of ministry, principles of ministry, and preparation for ministry, as it relates to youth ministry.
The author challenges the value of pursuing professionalism in youth ministry as outlined in Lamport's article.
The author comments on two aspects of Lamport's article: the analogy used for youth ministry as a profession and the idea of a career path in youth ministry.
The author responds to issues raised by Rahn's critique and Senter's comments.