"The guide is intended for two groups of people: (a) those leaders who have responsibility for planning study groups, i.e. deciding which issues will be studied and assembling materials, and (b) those leaders who are responsible for conducting a study on a particular issue. It will not be helpful if you are in a panic about a study group that you agreed to lead in a moment of weakness and it's meeting tonight. It assumes some minimal experience in leading groups". -- Intro.
Contents: Introduction -- I: Questions for organizing study -- Issues: or where is this nervousness coming from ? -- Study: Or getting your nervousness organized -- II: Methods for studying issues -- Opening up the issue -- Focusing on our own experience -- Expanding meaning -- Outcomes -- Finding resources and using them.