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The Power of Servant-Leadership by Peter B. Vaill, Larry C. Spears, Robert K. Greenleaf

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6

Seminary as Servant

INTRODUCTION

The essays that follow were written in recognition of two pervasive social problems: (1) widespread alienation in all strata of the population, and (2) the inability or unwillingness to serve on the part of far too many of the institutions that make up our complex society. Each of these problems may be a contributing cause to the other, and neither is likely to be healed without coming to terms with the other.

I believe that new religious insight is needed to deal with the dilemma that this reciprocal dependency presents (religious in the root meaning of rebind). Such insight may come as a gift to any earnest seeker, but its availability to the many whose lives may be enriched by it will be greatly enhanced ...

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