Sustaining the Hope for Unity

Sustaining the Hope for Unity


  • Author : Erin Brigham
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780814680230


Sustaining the Hope for Unity Book Description :

What is unity and how does it serve as a goal for ecumenical dialogue? How can churches, ecumenical organizations, ministers, and theologians effectively approach this goal in the twenty-first century? Sustaining the Hope for Unity offers a methodological reflection on these questions using insights of contemporary critical theory. With particular attention to the work of J├╝rgen Habermas, the book develops a framework for exchanging religious narratives in a postmodern context marked by pluralism and ambiguity. Using this framework to address questions that have emerged out of the life of the World Council of Churches, Sustaining the Hope for Unity argues that unity must be imagined eschatologically in order to achieve inclusive and non-coercive dia...

Commentary on the Documents of Vatican II

Commentary on the Documents of Vatican II


  • Author : Herbert Vorgrimler
  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Genre: Vatican Council
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105012575747


Commentary on the Documents of Vatican II Book Description :

Vol. I: Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy; Decree on the Instruments of Social Communication; Dogmatic Constitution on the Church; Decree on Eastern Catholic Churches. Vol. 2: Decree on Ecumenism; Decree on the Bishops' Pastoral Office in the Church; Decree on the Appropriate Renewal of the Religious Life; Decree on Priestly Formation. Vol. III: Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions; Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation; Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity. Vol. IV: Declaration on Christian Education; Declaragion on Religious Freedom; Decree on the Church's Missionary Activity; Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests. Vol. V: Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World....