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Required Texts Chilcote, Paul. (2001) Wesley Speaks on Christian Vocation. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock. Gill, David W. (2000). Becoming Good: Building Moral Character Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press. Rediger, G. Lloye. (2003) Beyond the Scandals: A Guide to Healthy Sexaulity for Clergy. Fortress Press Guiness, O. (1998). The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life. Waco,TX: Word. Sire, James W. (2000). Habits of the Mind: Intellectual Life as a Christian Calling. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press. Stevens, R. Paul. (1999) The Other Six Days: Vocation, Work, and Ministry in Biblical Perspective. Vancouver, British Columbia: Eerdmans/Regent 5 Required Reading on Reserve Brookfield, S. D. (1987). Developing Critical Thinkers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 1-55542- 356-6; pg. 3-50; 89-110 [Ch 1,2,3,6] Collins, K. J. (1998). Spirituality and Critical Thinking: Are they really so different? Evangelical Journal, 16(1), 30-43. ISSN: 0741-1758 Groothuis, R.M. (1997). Good New for Women: A biblical picture of gender equality, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker; 19-63;121-144;189-229. [Chapters 1, 2, 5, 8, 9] Hauerwas, Stanley. (1981). A Community of Character. Notre Dame: Nortre Dame Press; 111-152 [Chapters 6, 7]

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January 2004


Asbury Theological Seminary


IS502, Florida, Spiritual, Spring, Formation



IS 502 Vocation of Ministry