This two-volume set within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership tackles issues relevant to leadership in the realm of religion. It explores such themes as the contexts in which religious leaders move, leadership in communities of faith, leadership as taught in theological education and training, religious leadership impacting social change and social justice, and more. Topics are examined from multiple perspectives, traditions, and faiths.
Sharon Henderson Callahan is an Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Leadership at the School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University. She has served in some capacity as Associate Dean for the institution for twenty years. Elected to the Woman in Leadership team for the Association of Theological Schools at the 2012 biennial, she also serves as President of the Academy of Religious Leadership. She has been on the editorial board of the Journal of Religious Leadership for ten years, and was the third recipient of the Called and Gifted Award bestowed by the Association of Graduate Programs in Ministry (AGPIM). She has co-authored and edited a series of eight texts collected in the Scripture and Leadership Training (SALT) curriculum.