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Discipleship

  • Andrew VillageEmail author
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Abstract

Christian discipleship is the process of learning about the faith and living out the faith. This chapter reports on three items from the Church Times surveys that assessed different aspects of the discipleship process: learning about faith, growing in faith and explain faith to others. The introduction explains how discipleship, and especially education for discipleship, has been understood in the Church of England over the last decade or so, and how the Church understands the notion of sharing faith. The results indicate high levels of confidence in being able to explain faith, and that most participants felt they were growing in faith. There were slightly lower levels of welcoming opportunities to learn about faith and this had declined slightly between the two surveys.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.York St John UniversityYorkUK

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