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The church : the evolution of Catholicism

Author: Richard P McBrien
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Reveals the evolution of the Church's relationship to the divine, its leadership of the faithful, and its role as a global religion.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P McBrien
ISBN: 9780061245213 0061245216
OCLC Number: 191931992
Description: xxviii, 496 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The content and scope of ecclesiology --
What is ecclesiology? --
What is the church? --
Where ecclesiology fits --
The ecumenical and interfaith dimensions of ecclesiology --
The pastoral dimension of ecclesiology --
The controversial character of ecclesiology --
Models and methods in ecclesiology --
Ecclesiological development --
Ecclesiology in the New Testament --
The history of ecclesiology and the history of the church --
The ecclesiologies of the New Testament --
Summary and synthesis --
Ecclesiology from the postbiblical period to the mid-nineteenth century --
The scope of the problem --
The history of postbiblical ecclesiology: An overview --
Ecclesiology from Vatican I to the threshold of Vatican II --
Peter and the papacy: the ecclesiological context for Vatican I --
Vatican I (1869-70) --
Post-Vatican I developments --
Pre-Vatican II ecclesiology --
Pope John XXIII --
The ecclesiology of the Second Vatican Council --
Introduction and overview --
The announcement of and preparations for the council --
Pope John XXIII's opening address --
The first days of the council --
Vatican II in historical and theological perspective --
The ecclesiology of Vatican II: six basic themes --
The "Twin pillars" of Vatican II's ecclesiology: Lumen gentium and Gaudium et spes --
Vatican II: continuity or discontinuity? --
The style of Vatican II --
Approaches to the interpretation of conciliar texts --
Pope Paul VI's Ecclesiam Suam (1964) --
Concluding reflections. Post-Vatican II ecclesiology: the church ad extra --
The church and the kingdom, or reign of God --
The church and the world --
The church and salvation --
Catholic social teaching --
The church and politics --
The church and liberation --
The church and the holy spirit --
Post-Vatican II ecclesiology: the church ad intra --
The church as a communion --
Authority in the church --
Reception --
Ministry --
An excursus on sacraments and liturgy --
Mary and the church --
Feminist and nonfeminist ecclesiology by Catholic women --
Hispanic and Latino/a ecclesiologies --
African and African American ecclesiologies --
New movements in the church --
The emerging world-church --
Brief summation --
The future of the church and its ecclesiologies --
Synthesis of the book --
Ten pastoral applications --
The future of the church and its ecclesiologies.
Responsibility: Richard P. McBrien.
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Reveals the evolution of the Church's relationship to the divine, its leadership of the faithful, and its role as a global religion.

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