Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

by Richard Lennan
ISBN-10:
0199271461
ISBN-13:
9780199271467
Pub. Date:
12/16/2004
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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Overview

Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

As a consequence of numerous social and theological movements over the last few decades, the Roman Catholic Church finds itself in a situation that some have described as a state of 'peril'. This book traces the emergence of that 'peril', develops a systematic ecclesiology that identifies both the mission and resources of the Church in the present-day, and explores possible responses to some of the specific challenges facing the contemporary Church. The book develops an understanding of the Catholic tradition in order to highlight its potential for development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199271467
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/16/2004
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. A Church at Risk
2. An Undreamed of Possibility for Love
3. Where The Spirit Flourishes
4. This Church
5. The Existing Season
6. The Overmuch and Unfamiliar
Epilogue

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