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ecclesiology

The study of the furnishing and adornment of churches.
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This approach is, in my view, much stronger among missiologists than ecclesiologists in general.
The substantial chapter in which Arielmann considers one by one the lives and contributions to the movement of twelve ecclesiologists is one of this book's most valuable and welcome features.
12) Burges's notebooks, the product of his continental travels after 1849 and stuffed with wonderfully detailed drawings of medieval architecture, emanated from his work in the offices of both Matthew Digby Wyatt and Henry Clutton and culminated in the surge of academic articles he wrote from 1855 for The Ecclesiologist, the magazine of the Ecclesiological Society.
The debate on Vatican II in the last 50 years has run through different phases and trends: for example, ecclesiologists heard of the church as "the people of God" before the idea of communio became dominant in the 1980s and 1990s.
It is telling that, in an October 28, 2000, issue of America magazine, only one of three experts who discussed the issues raised by "Dominus lesus" specialized in comparative theology or interreligious dialogue; the other two respondents were ecclesiologists.
Some months ago, she arranged a conference at which Catholic and Protestant theologians, ethicists and ecclesiologists met and discussed violence and what the churches should be doing together to address it.
The more research I did, however, the more I found that ecclesiologists and church historians celebrating the 50th anniversary of the council tended to convey at best a modest assumption about the relationship between theological ethics and the council.
In this context it became clear to him that the papalist solutions being advocated by some other ecclesiologists would be inadequate formulations to serve the unity of the church and East-West reconciliation.
Cardinal Yves Marie-Joseph Congar, one of the greatest Roman Catholic ecclesiologists and ecumenists of this century, died June 22, at the Hospital of the Invalides in Paris, at the age of 91.
once again has shown himself to be among the most important ecclesiologists of our time.
The most recent papal document on women elicited not only a strong negative response from those committed to righting the present ecclesiastical injustice toward half of the church's membership but also a somewhat puzzled response from ecclesiologists.
Nonetheless, No Closure remains a useful and absorbing study of a topic of immediate importance for pastoral and practical theologians and ecclesiologists interested in what the lives of local communities teach about the broader church.