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Louis B. Weeks

Louis B. Weeks is President Emeritus of Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. He formerly served as a stated supply pastor and as a missionary in the Presbyterian Church in Congo (then Zaire). He has written broadly about church history, ethics, development, administration, the Bible, pastoral care, and ministry. His books include To Be a Presbyterian, The Presbyterian Presence: Bible Words That Shape a Faith, and Making Ethical Decisions.

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A Sustainable Presbyterian Future 
What's Working and Why
By Louis B. Weeks
In this study of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louis Weeks examines the present state of the denomination and how congregations can grow in faith through the current time of transition in the church. He considers markers of Presbyterian identity,...
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The Confessional Mosaic 
Presbyterians and Twentieth-Century Theology
By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
Focusing on the expression of faith among American Presbyterians, this book surveys important developments in Presbyterian theology and worship. It provides an understanding of the changes in mainstream Protestantism and American Christianity, and an...
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The Diversity of Discipleship 
Presbyterians and Twentieth-Century Christian Witness
By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
This volume considers three issues in the Presbyterian Church that have proved to be perplexing to the witness of faith: outreach, ecumenism, and pluralism. The first four essays illustrate that troubling questions about the church's witness arose in...
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Faith in Words 
A Celebration of Presbyterian Writers
By Louis B. Weeks, Ann Weems
Faith in Words is a timeless collection of essays and poems that reflect on living the life of faith. These meditative stories and essays and their apt metaphors will inspire Christian readers to seek a greater understanding of God and God's presence...
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The Mainstream Protestant "Decline" 
The Presbyterian Pattern
By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
The meaning of the declining membership in mainline Protestant denominations has been hotly contested since the 1960s. Drawing on statistical analysis of membership trends, congregational surveys, individual interviews, research on disaffiliation, an...
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Making Ethical Decisions 
A Casebook on Church and Society
By Louis B. Weeks
Each day individuals make choices that have moral implications. Whether the choices concern major or minor issues, they involve questions that often confuse Christians. This practical book helps establish a basis for ethical decision making by provid...
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The Organizational Revolution 
Presbyterians and American Denominationalism
By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
This book addresses the organizational character of American religious history and points to a tentative but significant conclusion: The Presbyterian Church has been undergoing an organizational revolution, and the roots of this revolution seem to ha...
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By Elaine W. Barnett, Louis B. Weeks
When Presbyterian ministers, elders, and deacons accept a call to church leadership, they promise to "receive and adopt the essential tenets of the Reformed faith as expressed in the confessions of our church." And each week we stand with our fellow ...
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By Elaine W. Barnett, Louis B. Weeks
The goal of this session is to acquaint church leaders with specific information about the theological and organizational model of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). A heavy emphasis on the historical roots and basic practices of the congregation is p...
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The Pluralistic Vision 
Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestant Education and Leadership
By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
Essays in this valuable book examine the results of research on theological education in the twentieth century, spiritual formation among seminarians, and the changing nature of Presbyterian-related colleges. Several essays review Christian education...
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By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
In this volume, six prominent writers from different disciplines strive to analyze the Presbyterian predicament and to offer solutions. The authors each approach this theme from a different angle, resulting in a varied and highly informative look at ...
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The Presbyterian Source 
Bible Words that Shape a Faith
By Louis B. Weeks
Using twelve biblical passages, Louis B. Weeks helps adult study groups, Bible study groups, and individuals study the Bible as they reflect on who they are as Presbyterians. He explores the Presbyterian tradition, which has used the Bible as a guide...
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The Re-Forming Tradition 
Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestantism
By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
This book challenges American Presbyterians to remember their calling as Christians. The author believes that Presbyterians are summoned to a character of life that will awaken and address the religious questions of today with powerful and persuasive...
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Study Guide for the Re-Forming Tradition 
Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestantism
By Milton J. Coalter, John M. Mulder, Louis B. Weeks
This practical resource will assist individuals and adult groups in church school classes, sessions, and retreats by clarifying some of the major themes of each chapter in The Re-forming Tradition: Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestantism. Study he...
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By Megan Pillow Davis, Louis B. Weeks
Many would argue that a true understanding of contemporary Christian thought is impossible without a basic understanding of John Calvin's contributions. What details do we know about John Calvin's life? What were some of his most important contributi...
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