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Reimagining Faith-based Leadership for the Greater Good

Duncan, Bruce; Cronshaw, Darren J.; Barnett, Elizabeth; Daddow, Newton and Morgan, Fred (2017) Reimagining Faith-based Leadership for the Greater Good. In: Well-being, personal wholeness and the social fabric. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, pp. 266-296. ISBN 9781443898584


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This chapter considers how religious figures and communities can exercise leadership at a time of growing secularism. It describes the increasing collaboration among Christian traditions, especially in promoting social concern and wellbeing. It also outlines the dialogue and collaboration with other faith traditions to promote the common good of everyone.The article looks at Pope Francis to identify why his leadership has been so surprising and prominent.And the Westgate Baptist Community instances what is being done in local communities to promote inter-faith dialogue.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Pope Francis, leadership, social justice, build bridges not walls, speak simply, use symbols,discernment, responsibility, neoliberal economics, Young Christian Workers, Joseph Cardijn, Laudato Si', dialogue, participation, inter-faith co-operation, poverty, inequality, ecumenism, Parliament of World Religions, ecological conversion, secularism, Miroslav Volf, Charter of Compassion, Westgate Baptist Community, Jonathan Sacks,
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220499 Religion and Religious Studies not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Mr Micah Daley-Carey
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 00:29
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2018 01:48
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2936

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