How mission shapes leadership development in Paul’s life and teaching

Mitchell, David Roy (2023) How mission shapes leadership development in Paul’s life and teaching. MTh(R) thesis, University of Glasgow in partnership with Edinburgh Theological Seminary.

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This paper asks how mission shapes leadership development for Paul, exploring to what extent leaders are raised up for mission and whether mission requires leaders to raise up other leaders. Drawing on key texts, it builds the case that mission significantly shapes leadership development in Paul’s experience, practice, and teaching. First, this work contends that for Paul, leaders are raised up not for edification only but for mission as a whole, including edification and evangelism. Additionally, it will present evidence that for Paul, mission requires leaders not only to proclaim the gospel and edify the church but also, as an extension of those goals, to raise up other leaders.

Item Type: Thesis (MTh(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BS The Bible
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BT Doctrinal Theology
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Theology and Religious Studies
Supervisor's Name: Wilson, Dr. Alistair I.
Date of Award: 2023
Depositing User: Theses Team
Unique ID: glathesis:2023-83458
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2023 15:22
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2023 09:08
Thesis DOI: 10.5525/gla.thesis.83458

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