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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.
A fine example of an Episcopal debate over the use of the cross can be found in the pamphlet Puseyite Developments, or Notices of the New York Ecclesiologists. Dedicated to their Patron, the Right Rev.
In the first, in the 1840s, the ecclesiologists "worked out in theoretical and practical terms how the Church principles propounded by old-style High Churchmen and Tractarians should be applied to the aesthetic aspect of worship" (p.
Among Orthodox ecclesiologists, only Kallistos Ware has consistently identified the primacy of Christ and the gospel as the highest authorities in clarifying faith, and the rite of a bishop's ordination confirms this acknowledgement of divine primacy.
The second way the Spiritual Exercises can help the ecumenical movement is by gathering ecumenists or ecclesiologists from different traditions together to make the Exercises as a group.
When theologians and ecclesiologists use the term "ecclesial identity," one must necessarily ask, "Which ecclesiastical identity?" In other words, before we can formulate a reply, we must ask from which center of "the Church and the churches" is the question of ecclesial identity to be explored?
This volume will be of interest to historians, ecclesiologists and ecumenists as well as church leaders.
French Dominican Yves Congar is among the greatest ecclesiologists of the 20th century.
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. (6)
Scholarly disciples of Hans Urs von Balthasar and the communio ecclesiologists may delight in this study.