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Denomination : assessing an ecclesiological category

Author: Paul M Collins; Barry A Ensign-George
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2011.
Series: Ecclesiological investigations, v. 11.; T & T Clark theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The term "denomination" is now widely used to describe a Christian community or church. But what is a 'denomination'? In this highly creative collection of essays representatives of all major Christian traditions give an answer to this question. What does the term mean in their own tradition? And does that tradition understand itself to be a 'denomination'? If so, what is that understanding of 'denomination'; and if  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul M Collins; Barry A Ensign-George
ISBN: 9780567131317 0567131319
OCLC Number: 657604500
Description: x, 177 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Denomination as ecclesiological category : sketching an assessment / Barry Ensign-George --
Denomination : an Anglican appraisal / Paul Avis --
The ecumenical dimensions of Baptist denominational identity / Steven R. Harmon --
The Lutheran Church : church, confession, congregation, denomination / Gesa Elsbeth Thiessen --
United Methodism : its identity as denomination / Russell E. Richey --
Orthodoxy on denomination / Elena Vishnevskaya --
The denomination in classical and global Pentecostal ecclesiology : a historical and theological contribution / Wolfgang Vondey --
Denomination beyond the North Atlantic ecclesial world / Ann K. Riggs --
Presbyterianism and denomination / Amy Plantinga Pauw --
Is there a future for denominationalism? : reflections from the perspective of Roman Catholic ecclesiology and from the perspective of the future of the ecumenical movement / Peter De Mey --
Afterword : denomination in global perspective / Kirsteen Kim.
Series Title: Ecclesiological investigations, v. 11.; T & T Clark theology.
Responsibility: edited by Paul M. Collins and Barry Ensign-George.
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