Theology of Ministry: A Reformed Contribution to an Ecumenical Dialogue

Theology of Ministry: A Reformed Contribution to an Ecumenical Dialogue

by Borght, E. a. J. G. Van Derborght
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004158057

ISBN-13: 9789004158054

Pub. Date: 06/22/2007

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Building on the Reformed theology of in the 16th century and on the results of the ecumenical convergence on ministry (BEM) in the 20th century, this study presents building blocks for a renewed theology of ministry in the 21st century.  See more details below

Overview

Building on the Reformed theology of in the 16th century and on the results of the ecumenical convergence on ministry (BEM) in the 20th century, this study presents building blocks for a renewed theology of ministry in the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004158054
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/22/2007
Series:
Studies in Reformed Theology Series, #15
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

PART ONE
Ministry in the Reformed Tradition of the 16th Century

1. Martin Luther and the Church's Ministry
2. Huldrych Zwingli and Ministry within the Church
3. John Calvin and Ministry within the Church
4. Calvin's Understanding of Ministry within the Church
5. Calvin's Assessment of Ministry: Its Historic Development and Its Sacramental Nature
6. The Church's Ministry in a Number of Reformed Confessions of Faith
7. Ministry in the Reformed Tradition of the 16th Century: Conclusions and Perspectives

PART TWO
Baptism, Eurcharist, and Ministry: An Ecumenical Challenge to the Reformed Tradition

8. The Ecumenical Convergence Text of BEM
9. The Calling of the Whole People of God (Art. 1-6)
10. The Church and the Ordained Ministry (Art. 7-18)
11. Forms of the Ordained Ministry (Art. 19-33)
12. Succession in the Apostolic Tradition (Art. 34-38)
13. Ordination (Art. 39-50)
14. Towards a Mutual Recognition of Ordained Ministries (Art. 51-55)
15. Baptism, Eucharist, and Ministry: Questions by and for the Reformed Tradition

PART THREE
Building Blocks for a Reformed Theology of Ministry

Selected Bibliography

Index of Names
Index of Subjects

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