What's in a Title?


Dec 12 2021 • 30 mins

In traditional religious practice, the person who leads the community is addressed by a title. Why?

Titles are special names; marks of distinction whose meaning comes from their source text. Today, Andrea explores two titles common in Christian traditions: pastor & father. She explains how these two words, employed as titles, express biblical wisdom. Titles, she argues, express function not ontology. They are about doing not being.