George Herbert on the pastor’s knowledge

Author(s)Lee Gatiss
Date 23 February 2015
Type Blog Post

In chapter 4 of George Herbert's book on pastoral ministry, he considers the most important things that every pastor needs to know.

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George Herbert on the pastor’s life

Author(s)Lee Gatiss
Date 21 February 2015
Type Blog Post

Chapter 3 of George Herbert's book on pastoral ministry addresses the godliness that is required in a minister.

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George Herbert on different kinds of pastors

Author(s)Lee Gatiss
Date 20 February 2015
Type Blog Post

George Herbert on different kinds of pastor. Even if they are experts in theology, he says, they ought not to teach God's ways at all, if they are not themselves godly.

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George Herbert on being a pastor

Author(s)Lee Gatiss
Date 19 February 2015
Type Blog Post

Rather, he uses the word “priest” because the Book of Common Prayer does. It does so, somewhat ambiguously it must be said, partly because “priest” is a contraction for the word “presbyter”, which was more unusual a term.

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George Herbert on pastoral ministry

Author(s)Lee Gatiss
Date 18 February 2015
Type Blog Post

The first instalment of our Lent series working through George Herbert's classic work, The Country Parson.

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40 days with George Herbert

Author(s)Lee Gatiss
Date 17 February 2015
Type Blog Post

Tomorrow on the Church Society blog, we start a series of posts for Lent, with Lee Gatiss working through George Herbert's classic work, The Country Parson.

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Acknowledgements

Date 1 February 2014
Type Download
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