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Article Review: Generational Ministry

Article Review, Church, Religion, Spirituality, Theology
Excellent article in Presence (International Journal of Spiritual Direction) on "Generational Ministry: Spiritual Guidance for the Five Adult Generations Alive Today." Quick synopsis of spiritual component: The G.I. Generation - value hierarchy and order & so does God. Traditional, institutional, extroverted (i.e. people need to go out to church), obedient & responsible. Value direction in their spirituality (being directed). The Silent Generation - value keeping up the institutions of the G.I. Generation. Adaptive generation, making the previous institutions created continue to work. Empathetic, highly compassionate, justice seeking (all civil rights figures are from here). Plays well with others. Divine is a loving parent. Movers behind ecumenical movement. Introverted spiritua...