Ammerman, Professor of Sociology of Religion, Boston University School of
Theology, discusses the cultural and sociological factors that are shaping the
role of religion in people’s lives: challenges, obstacles, opportunities and
implications for pastoral leadership during the 2011 Collegeville National
Symposium on Lay Ecclesial Ministry.
The symposium, Aug. 2-5 in
Collegeville, Minn., is co-sponsored by Saint John’s School of Theology•Seminary
and 43 organizations representing the United States Conference of Catholic
Bishops, Catholic ministry organizations, dioceses, and Catholic Universities.