Author:Avery Cardinal Dulles


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Models Of The Church

By: Avery Cardinal Dulles

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Image: 1978

Seller ID: 0055052

ISBN: 0385133685

Condition: Very good

There is today a dramatic reexamination of structure, authority, dogma -- indeed, every aspect of the life of the Church is held up to scrutiny. Welcoming this as a sign of vitality, Avery Dulles has carefully studied the writings of contemporary Protestant and Catholic ecclesiologists and sifted out six major approaches, or "models," through which the Church's character can be understood: as Institution, Mystical Communion, Sacrament, Herald, Servant, and, in a recent addition to the book, as Community of Disciples. A balanced theology, he concludes, must incorporate the major affirmations... View more info