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Master of Arts in Systematic Theology
School of Theology and Seminary
Susan K. Wood SCL
Through a study of how authority is exercised in the monastic tradition in the Rule of St. Benedict, one can discern a style of governance that can offer a model for a more pastoral and collegial exercise of episcopal authority in the local church.
Zaczkiewicz, Elias OSB, "The Benedictine Abbot as Model of Episcopal Authority" (2002). Graduate Papers/Theses. 1421.
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