Church Unfinished Ecclesiology Through the Centuries

ISBN-10: 0809142864

ISBN-13: 9780809142866

Edition: 2004

Authors: Bernard P. Prusak

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Paulist Press
Publication date: 11/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Jesus' Community of the Unexpected, Circa AD 28-30
Unfolding Revelations of a Hidden Presence
Human Openness to a Quiet Invitation
Jesus Came Eating and Drinking
Inviting and Welcoming the Unexpected
God's Presence in a Temple Not Made by Human Hands
Shapes of Church: Varied Interpretations of Jesus
Ultimate Trust in the Quiet Power of Love
A Jesus Understood in Retrospect
Did Jesus Foresee the Church in His Future?
Continuing the Way of Jesus Who Came to Serve
Communities Facing the Future with Creative Fidelity
From Jesus to Church: The Nuances of Development
Church as Ongoing Sacrament Flowing from Jesus
Shaping the Early Church: Human Decisions in the Spirit, Circa AD 30-110
A Community of New Possibility
EKKLESIA: The Assembly of God
A Network of Grassroots Assemblies
Unfolding Realization of Universal Mission
Communion as Shared Reception: A Foundation of Early Church Order
A Cosmic Body of Christ: Corporate Historical Sacrament
The Pluriformity of Early Leadership Patterns
Service for Unity, Not Power
Transitional Leadership for Another Generation
Mono-Episcopacy: The Personification of Ecclesial Unity
The Jesus Movement as a Communion of Churches, AD 110-600
One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic "Episcopal" Church
Synods and Councils as Expressions of Ecclesial Communion
The Church of Rome as the Center of Unity
The Solidification of Papal Claims
A Church of Visible Sacraments and Invisible Holiness
Toward a Stratified, Hierarchical Church
Toward a Church of Stratified, Hierarchical Holiness
"Neither Slave Nor Free..."-Unfinished Trajectories from Jesus
Confidence Amid the Passing of an Era
A Changing Church: Struggling with Power, AD 600-1400
Ecclesial Power as an Unintended Consequence of Service
A Changing Experience of Church "From Below"
Patterns of Popular Piety
A Diminishing Pastoral Role for Bishops
The Growth of Papal Administrative Power
The Pinnacle of Papal Power
The Persistence of Evangelical Ideals
The Birth of Ecclesiology: Theology Responding to Crises, AD 1400-1900
From Body of Christ to Mystical Body: Changing Ideas of Church
Debates about Papal Power and the Authority of Councils
Defending the Papacy: Torquemada's Summa de Ecclesia
The Protestant Reformation: A Church Divided
The Ecclesiological Climate from the Council of Trent to Vatican I
Vatican I: An Authoritative Petrine Ministry
The Conditions of Papal Infallibility
Openness to "A Desire of New Things"-Rerum Novarum
Vatican II: Toward "A New Order of Things," 1900-
Vatican II and Aggiornamento: Updating by Creative Retrieval
Back to the Future: Church as Worshiping Community
The Birth Pains of Vatican II's Theology of Church
Church as Sacrament of Unity
Church as the Priestly People of God
Church as a Communion of Churches: A Unity in Diversity
Toward Retrieving a Collegial Leadership of Pope and Bishops
The Ministries of Teaching, Sanctifying, and Leading
The Mission of the Nonordained and Nonvowed Faithful
The Eschatological Dimension of the Church
Themes Reprised in a Chorus of Documents
A Wider Horizon for the Church's Self-Understanding
The Reception of Vatican II's Theology of Church
The Unfinished Task of Theological Synthesis
Restoring a Future to a World Church
A "This-Worldly" Eschatology
Gaudium et spes
Foundations for a "This-Worldly" Eschatology
From Unmoved Mover to the Death of God
An Eschatological Catholicity
Looking Ahead
Epilogue: A Future for Women in the Church?
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Selected Topics
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