Ecumenical Theology in Worship, Doctrine and Life

Ecumenical Theology in Worship, Doctrine and Life : Essays Presented to Geoffrey Wainwright on his Sixtieth Birthday

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This book presents twenty essays written in honour of the noted theologian and ecumenist Geoffrey Wainwright, Cushman Professor of Christian Theology at Duke University. The editors have assembled a remarkable international roster of contributors and have organized the volume around three major themes in Wainwright's work: worship, liturgy, and mission. Contributors include Nicholas Lossky, Eberhard Jungel, Dietrich Ritschl, and Gunther Gassman.
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  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 228.6 x 237.7 x 152.4mm | 671.33g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 1 halftone
  • 0195131363
  • 9780195131369

Table of contents

Preface ; Dedicatory Canticle ; Tabula Gratulatoria ; Abbreviations ; Editor's Introduction ; Geoffrey Wainwright: Teacher, Scholar, Churchman ; PART I: LEX ORANDI, LEX CREDENDI ; 1. The Lex Orandi in Recent Protestant Thought ; 2. Theology and Prayer: An Orthodox Perspective ; 3. Apophaticism, Liturgy, and Theology ; 4. Lex Credendi, Lex Canendi: Noting the Faith of the Church ; 5. Der Lobpreis Gottes und der Aufbau der Glaubensgemeinschaft ; 6. Praising God as Intepreter and Critic of History ; PART II: THE SHAPE OF THE LITURGY ; 7. A New Look at the Theology of the Pastoral Offices ; 8. Sacrament, Sign, and Unity: An Australian Reflection ; 9. Presbyters' Ordination "Vows" in the Methodist Family of Churches ; 10. Ecumenical Conversations ; 11. Quelle reconnaissance reciproque? Les ordinations des Reformes suisses en perspective oecumenique ; 12. Contextuality and Catholicity: Toward a Theology of Mediated Otherness ; PART III: THE NATURE OF DOCTRINE ; 13. Infallibility and the Question of Assurance ; 14. Christ and Culture Revisited: Niebuhr's Typology in Wainwright's "Orthodoxology" ; 15. Die Ewigkeit des ewigen Lebens ; 16. Reordering Salvation: Church as the Proper Context for an Evangelical Ordo Salutis ; 17. Is Jesus Still Lord? Lesslie Newbegin on the Place of Christ in Trinitarian Ecclesiology ; 18. The Theme of Salvation in Recent Faith and Order Documents ; PART IV: CHURCH, WORLD, MISSION ; 19. "Separated Brethren" and "Separated Sisters": Feminist and/as Ecumenical Visions of the Church ; 20. The Scandal of Particularity: Hans Urs von Balthasar and the Limits of Ecumenical Dialogue ; 21. The Challenge of Convincing Unbelievers that the Bible is the World of God ; 22. Methodist Identity and Ecumenical Perspective ; 23. Anglican-Methodist Relations: Signs of Hope ; 24. Confession, Reception, and Church Unity: A Story from South Africa ; Bibliography of the Works of Geoffrey Wainwright ; Notes on the Contributors and Editors
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Valuable collection ... The work is worthy of the man to whom it is dedicated, and should motivate and enlighten a wide range of liturgists and ecumenists alike * Journal of Theological Studies *
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