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Four Views on the Apostle Paul by Michael F. Bird My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first book of the recently popular “N Views on Topic X” form that I’ve read, and I think it’s a great … Continue reading
A thoughtful and helpful column from a UCC pastor whose background is Roman Catholic, directed primarily towards her Protestant sisters and brothers who don’t have much experience with or knowledge about Catholic religious orders. I especially appreciated her comparison of … Continue reading
And while we’re on the subject of books, thanks to Steven R. Harmon for pointing out that the Ecclesiological Investigations volume Denominations is now available for the Kindle at an affordable price. I was very excited to discover the existence … Continue reading
After defining five models of the church, and considering them in relation to several important theological themes, Dulles closed his original edition of the book by considering criteria by which one might be able to evaluate ecclesiological models. The criteria … Continue reading
We cannot hear Christ otherwise than according to the particular leading and responsibility of the churches, each of us, that is, giving ear to the church to which we owe allegiance as members, within which we were baptized and brought … Continue reading