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A Study of Doctor of Ministry Programs

conducted under the auspices of Auburn Theological Seminary and Hartford Seminary's 

Reported by Jackson W. Carroll and Barbara G. Wheeler and based on research by Jackson W. Carroll, Adair T. Lummis, David A. Roozen, and Barbara G. Wheeler with special financial studies conducted by Badgett Dillard and Anthony Ruger.

Hartford, Connecticut, 1987

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Summary and Table of Contents

I. Purpose and Methods of this Study

II. Findings and Discussion

a.  The Origin and Growth of Doctor of Ministry Programs

b. Program features and elements

1.  Program Types
2.  Program Elements and Structures

c. Characteristics of students and graduates

d.  Attitudes toward and the reputation of Doctor of Ministry Programs

e.  The impact of Doctor of Ministry Programs

III.  Issues





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