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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). School of Theology and Seminary Graduate Papers/Theses. 1421.
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