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ecclesiology

The study of the furnishing and adornment of churches.
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White's Cambridge Movemerit: The Ecclesiologists and the Gothic Revival (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1962).
I am neither a trained ecumenical theologian or ecclesiologist, nor a professional ecumenist.
For a detailed description of "frame" construction, see William Grey, "The Ecclesiology of Newfoundland," The Ecclesiologist XIV (June 1853): 157.
Fainche Ryan, a noted ecclesiologist and former president of the Irish Theological Association, echoed others in noting that the church Francis will visit is "a very different church to the one that John Paul II came to."
Raiser's desire to move beyond official dialogues that treat doctrinal statements stemmed from an evaluation of official dialogue as "a tense holding together of elements which refuse to be reconciled." (1) In contrast to Raiser's evaluations, Catholic ecumenist and ecclesiologist Catherine Clifford confidently asserts her optimism: "This is a moment to learn from the methods and achievements of the dialogues to date, to build upon them rather than discard their accomplishments." (2) Regardless of where one might fall on the spectrum from pessimism to optimism, the majority of ecumenists agree that, to use Raiser's phrase, a "sober stocktaking" of ecumenical dialogues is warranted.
(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.
Such comments provoked the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, to run an article in August by a Spanish ecclesiologist, explaining that Amoris Laetitia is an example of the "ordinary magisterium" --papal teaching--to which Catholics are obliged to give "religious submission of will and intellect" (NCR, Sept.
The author explains how this came about, discussing the roles played by the gothic revival, the Oxford Movement, and the Cambridge Camden Society through its influential journal The Ecclesiologist. But primarily he sees the phenomenon as an expression of a new Victorian 'consumer culture', which created a demand for stained glass as a mark of status among the rising middle classes.
Santiago Madrigal, ecclesiologist at Madrid's Pontifical University Comillas;
Of notable significance in Flanagan's evaluation is Tillard's methodology, systematic elements (especially the integration of ecclesiology with Christology, pneumatology, and theological anthropology), and the twentieth-century ecclesiologist's engagement between theoretical and practical aspects of local and universal church within the Catholic communion, through the lens of a theology of communion and a sensitivity to the twofold ecumenical theory of recognition and reception.
But he should also be remembered as a great ecclesiologist. He was a teacher who understood that the church can never be reduced to the caricature of its critics or the idolatry of its apologists.