Title: ORDER OF DEACON: ITS ORIGIN AND HISTORY IN THE EARLY CHURCH, THE
In this short historical study of the diaconate LaRue H. Velott makes available a masterful synthesis of its beginnings, development, and define within the early church. He pulls together the avaialble research and presents it in a down-to-earth and interesting manner. In many instances Deacon Velott lets the texts speak for themselves, revealing the role of this separate but distinct order within the church's hierarchy, as well as the tensions that surround its very existence.
Media ID: 31617
Length: 54 pages
Publisher: Southwest Marian Divine Mercy Center
Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult