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Paul and Timothy: Developing a Leader

Roberts, Graham (2010) Paul and Timothy: Developing a Leader. Master of Theology (major thesis) thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

The story of the church reveals that the apostles and Paul provided the first generation of leadership. Where did the second generation come from? The relationship between Paul and Timothy exemplifies the passing on of the baton to the second generation. Selected by Paul, Timothy shared in ministry over many years, and had the opportunity to learn the teachings of the faith and share in the responsibilities of ministry and leadership. Their relationship offers an example of the development of a leader in the early church as seen from the differing perspectives of Paul, Acts and the Pastoral letters.
By exploring these perspectives on their shared ministry: the way the relationship was expressed by Paul, the activities that Timothy engaged in, and how the early church understood the relationship; the nature and growth of Timothy’s leadership is evaluated and described in terms of some current models of leadership.

Item Type: Theses (Master of Theology (major thesis))
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Paul, Timothy, leadership, travels, school, letters, letter writing, secretaries, authorship, co-authors, son, brother, fellow-worker, delegate, envoy, representative, Pastoral Epistles
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Old Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2010 03:03
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:40
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/529

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