As a global religion with growing numbers of expressions, Christianity calls for deepening relationships across traditions while also formulating collaborative visions. A thriving church will require Christians from various traditions and on varying trajectories to become familiar with one another, appreciate one another, and work in common service to God in Jesus Christ. In this book, a group of thirteen distinguished scholars from around the world and representing a range of Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant perspectives demonstrate how theological reflection and broad-based ecumenical conversations may serve the church. Reflecting on numerous salient matters facing the global church, these scholars model what may be accomplished in ecumenical conversations that recognize the gifts that come with unity across diversity among those who seek to be faithful to Jesus Christ.Recently, Robert Audi has given a more nuanced account of religious life that is able to accommodate the elements Berger and Zijderveld cherish.31 Audi makes a relevant point that too often philosophy of religion concentrates on beliefs andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Theology in Service to the Church|
|Author||:||Allan Hugh Cole|
|Publisher||:||Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2014-07-17|