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Published by J. Clarke in London .
Written in English


  • Elders (Church officers),
  • Scotland -- Church history.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19550586M

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Both teaching and ruling elders will benefit from this excellent work, and the whole church will be nurtured and strengthened." --J. Stafford Carson "Though this book was written by a Scottish ruling elder over years ago, Dickson sets forth the framework for the ruling elder in Reviews: This accessible resource on the Presbyterian ruling elder is especially designed for those considering becoming ruling elders and those who have been elected to this ordered ministry. It explains the meaning of the term 'ruling elder' and the qualifications and duties of this ministry. The book goes on to explore the relationship of ruling elders to other elders, the role of the ruling elder.   Ruling eldership in Civil War England, the Scottish kirk, and early new England: a comparative study of secular and spiritual aspects. David Dickson was a ruling elder (lay elder) in the Scottish Presbyterian church in the 19th century. By all accounts, he was an amazing man, and a great servant of the church. In The Elder and His Work he gives us a kind of "best practices" for elders as they serve the church. This is a very helpful manual for church leaders, especially /5(19).