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Leadership in Christian Perspective

Justin A IrvingMark L Strauss
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Leadership in Christian Perspective

Justin A IrvingMark L Strauss
This book brings the best of leadership theory and research together with biblical reflection and examples of leadership in action to offer a practical guide to Christian leaders.

Combining expertise in leadership studies and biblical studies, Justin Irving and Mark Strauss explore how leadership models have moved from autocratic and paternalistic leader-centered models toward an increased focus on followers. The authors show how contemporary theories such as transformational leadership, authentic leadership, and servant leadership take an important step toward prioritizing and empowering followers who work with leaders to accomplish organizational goals. Irving and Strauss organize their book around "nine empowering practices," making it accessible to students, church leaders, and business leaders.

Integrating solid research in leadership studies with biblical and theological reflection on the leadership ideas that are most compatible with Christian faith, this book is an important resource for all Christian students of leadership.

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About "Leadership in Christian Perspective"

This book brings the best of leadership theory and research together with biblical reflection and examples of leadership in action to offer a practical guide to Christian leaders.

Combining expertise in leadership studies and biblical studies, Justin Irving and Mark Strauss explore how leadership models have moved from autocratic and paternalistic leader-centered models toward an increased focus on followers. The authors show how contemporary theories such as transformational leadership, authentic leadership, and servant leadership take an important step toward prioritizing and empowering followers who work with leaders to accomplish organizational goals. Irving and Strauss organize their book around "nine empowering practices," making it accessible to students, church leaders, and business leaders.

Integrating solid research in leadership studies with biblical and theological reflection on the leadership ideas that are most compatible with Christian faith, this book is an important resource for all Christian students of leadership.

- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Mark L Strauss

Mark L. Strauss (PhD., University of Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He is the author of The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts; Distorting Scripture? The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy; Luke in the Illustrated Bible Background Commentary; The Essential Bible Companion; and Four Portraits, One Jesus: An Introduction to Jesus and the Gospels.

He has recently completed the The Gospel of Mark for Expositor's Bible Commentary and is writing The Gospel of Mark for the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary. His professional associations include the Evangelical Theological Society, the Institute for Biblical Research and the Society of Biblical Literature. He is a frequent preacher at San Diego area churches and has served in three interim pastorates.

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  • This Book Brings The Best Of Leadership Theory And Research Together With Biblical Reflection And Examples Of Leadership In Action To Offer A Practical Guide To Christian Leaders.

    Combining Expertise In Leadership Studies And Biblical Studies, Justin Irving And Mark Strauss Explore How Leadership Models Have Moved From Autocratic And Paternalistic Leader-centered Models Toward An Increased Focus On Followers. The Authors Show How Contemporary Theories Such As Transformational Leadership, Authentic Leadership, And Servant Leadership Take An Important Step Toward Prioritizing And Empowering Followers Who Work With Leaders To Accomplish Organizational Goals. Irving And Strauss Organize Their Book Around "nine Empowering Practices," Making It Accessible To Students, Church Leaders, And Business Leaders.

    Integrating Solid Research In Leadership Studies With Biblical And Theological Reflection On The Leadership Ideas That Are Most Compatible With Christian Faith, This Book Is An Important Resource For All Christian Students Of Leadership.

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  • Catalogue Code 546280
  • Product Code 9781493418084
  • ISBN 1493418084
  • EAN 9781493418084
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category Church Leadership
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Jun 2019
  • Sales Rank #12459
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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