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  • n  the branch of theology concerned with the nature and the constitution and the functions of a church

  • Because ecclesiology underlies many other current debates in Christianitysuch as ecumenism, authority and hierarchy, secular v.
  • Last week the Reverend Gustave Weigel, professor of ecclesiology at Maryland's Woodstock College, stepped forward not as an official spokesman but as a distinguished Jesuit .
  • This kind of religious infighting in which slights outweigh insights has no appeal to Jesuit Theologian Gustave Weigel, professor of ecclesiology at Maryland's Woodstock College.
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  • David Schindler: Hero
    There are not many books that have literally changed my life, but one of them is "Heart of the World, Center of the Church: Ecclesiology, Liberalism, and Liberation," by Professor David Schindler of the John Paul II Institute for the Study of Marriage and the Family.
    June 28, 2013 - National Catholic Reporter

  • Pope Benedict XVI in The Catholic Spirit
    Within a sound ecclesiology of communion, a commitment to creating better structures of participation, consultation and shared responsibility should not be misunderstood as a concession to a secular democratic model of governance, but as an... Pope John Paul II Zenit News Agency Sep 12, 2004 31420 40463 ecclesiology As for me, I feel a primary duty to promote that sinodality which is so dear to Eastern ecclesiology, and which was greeted with appreciation by Vatican Council II", the Pope said. "The ecumenical question is often connected to the...
  • Pope Pius XII in Zenit News Agency
    While war still raged,the Pope said, "he described the spiritual and visible relationships that unite men to the Word Incarnate, and he proposed integrating into this point of view all the principle themes of ecclesiology, offering for the...

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