- Hardcover: 384 pages
- Publisher: SkyLight Paths; 1 edition (October 1, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1594734321
- ISBN-13: 978-1594734328
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 2.5 x 22.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,916,821 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Learning to Lead: Lessons in Leadership for People of Faith 1st Edition
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From the Author
"The challenge before us as theological educators remains to provide quality education, on-the-job training, contextual learning, supportive nurture, transformative experiences and to teach people of faith the joys of being lifelong learners, especially those who have been called to serve as spiritual leaders,"
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