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ecclesiology

The study of the furnishing and adornment of churches.
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Drawing on the "polyphony of scripture," Hinze illustrates the obedience of all three persons to one another and draws on this model to present a compelling ecclesiology of prophetic listening and response as the calling of all the people of God.
Franklin's book on the nature of being human and its relation to the nature and mission of the church is a worthy gift to the ecumenical quest for a deeper and broader ecclesiology whose goal is to restore unity to a badly divided Christian world.
Dr Andre Karamaga, the current general secretary of the All African Conference of Churches, and one by Professor Ernst Conradie on "The UWC Project on Ecclesiology and Ethics," which also provides some background on the conference theme and the project behind it.
correctly emphasizes that the four causes became useful to Congar's project of a total ecclesiology only after they were brought into interaction with biblical and historical approaches.
is one of the most thorough and expansive studies of Ratzinger's ecclesiology in English.
An image or metaphor that I find helpful in introducing ecclesiology and why it is so vital for the ecumenical movement is drawn from the world of computers and smart phones.
Goertz proceeds from the apostolic to the patristic era in his critique of Yoder's ecclesiology and peace ethic.
Simpson begins in his preface by situating Milton's theology of the church within the humanist traditions of the period, emphasizing the literary, textual and rhetorical qualities of Milton's ecclesiology.
Though many ecclesiology texts begin by defining the character and/or function of the church via a consideration of various biblical images, this one does not.
Simpson sees the key to Milton's ecclesiology in De doctrina Christiana, especially Book I, Chapters 29 and 30, with their emphasis on the sanctity of the individual conscience.
Central to Simpson's articulation of the ecclesiology implicit in Paradise Regained are Areopagitica and De Doctrina Christiana.
Other topics the commission will discuss in future will include the procession of the Holy Spirit, authority in the Church, ecclesiology, the mission of the church, sacraments, human sexuality and mission and pastoral care.