Practices of Dialogue in the Roman Catholic Church: Aims and Obstacles, Lessons and Laments

Practices of Dialogue in the Roman Catholic Church: Aims and Obstacles, Lessons and Laments

by Bradford E. Hinze

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826417213
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 03/08/2006
Edition description: ANN
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

Bradford E. Hinze is professor of theology at Fordham University . He is the author of Narrating History, Developing Doctrine: Friedrich Schleiermacher and Johann Sebastian Drey and editor or co-editor of four others.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introduction1
1The Matrix of Dialogue in the Church: The Life of the Parish and the Pastoral Council19
2Discerning the Mission of the Local Church: The Bishop and the Diocesan Synod38
3An Overwhelming Response to a U.S. Bishops' Invitation: The Call To Action64
4A New Way of Teaching with Authority: The Pastoral Letters of the U.S. Bishops' Conference90
5Placating Polarizations or Making Them Productive?: The Catholic Common Ground Initiative112
6The Church Women Want: What Women Religious Learned in Chapters130
7Collegiality and Constraint: The Synod of Bishops157
8Differentiated Consensus, Imperfect Communion: Ecumenical Dialogues179
9Rethinking the Oldest Divisions in the Interests of Larger Truths and Lasting Peace: Interreligious Dialogue208
10Lessons and Laments and the Unfinished Agenda of a Dialogical Church239
Notes268
Index319

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