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Christianity and Servant Leadership

  • Peirong Lin
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Abstract

Scholarship regarding servant leadership has recently focused on the organizational context, as well as the personal development of the leader. This chapter continues with this emphasis relating servant leadership to the leadership moment, a theory that takes seriously the moment in time that the leadership experience takes place in as well as the different pieces—purpose, context, follower and leader. Each of these pieces is constitutive to the overall leadership experience and is deserving of further deliberation. As a further contribution to servant leadership, theological reflection of each of the different pieces of the leadership moment from the Christian tradition is also included. This reflection supports the leader in his/her evaluation of his/her work experience. This theological reflection supports the personal development of the leader, detailing the Christian horizon of significance as a plausible horizon that the leader can relate to.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peirong Lin
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  1. 1.Evangelische Theologische FaculteitLeuvenBelgium

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