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Renewal periods are not vacations, but times for intentional exploration and reflection, for drinking again from God's life-giving waters, for regaining the enthusiasm and creativity for ministry. My co-director, Dana Rodda, and I started the school in the fall of 1994, with 24 students—two multi-graded groups of 12 each, ranging in age from 14 to 18 and in reading skills from sixth grade to college freshman. Candidates with a doctorate in Religion or related field are strongly preferred.

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Publisher: Fordham University Press; 1 edition (September 1, 2015)

ISBN: 0823267350

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