by Kenneth McIntosh

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Find out what it takes to be a member of the clergy... Clergy are men and women who serve as spiritual leaders. •They direct people toward God. •They explain the sacred writings of their faith. •They prepare public worship services. •They provide comfort and advice to people struggling with family or personal problems. •They lead ceremonies that mark life's most significant events, like birth, marriage, and death. To do these things, clergy need all the core qualities of a good character. They need compassion to help others... A sense of justice to treat everyone fairly... Respect for confidential problems... And courage to confront challenges. If being a member of the clergy interests you, find out what education, experiences, and character you'll need to succeed—read Clergy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422290491
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Series: Careers With Character
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Job Requirements 11

2 Integrity and Trustworthiness 21

3 Respect and Compassion 29

4 Justice and Fairness 39

5 Responsibility 47

6 Courage 55

7 Self-Discipline and Diligence 63

8 Citizenship 73

9 Career Opportunities 83

Further Reading 92

For More Information 93

Glossary 94

Index 95

About the Author & Consultant 96

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