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Deacons in an Ecumenical Context
The Mission and Ministries of Methodism
By David Clark, Methodist Deacon in the UK
The theology underpinning the diaconate in Methodism. Download
Prophetic Diakonia: For the Healing of the World
The Lutheran World Federation, Nov. 2002
Includes chapters on Diakonia as Understood and Lived Out, Theological Orientation of Diakonia and the Diaconal response to violence, poverty and HIV/AIDS.
A Portrait of the Permanent Diaconate:
A Study for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops 2013-2014
This report presents findings from a national survey of the Office of the Permanent Diaconate in arch/dioceses and arch/eparchies in the United States.
An Empirical Look at the Ecumenical Diaconate in the United States
Benjamin L. Hartley. Monograph Series No. 16, 2003. 22 page pdf.
The Role of the Diaconate and the Unity of the Church
Richard L. Jeske. Monograph Series #13, 2002. 10 page pdf.
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