Scaffolds of the Church : Towards Poststructural Ecclesiology.

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Author / Creator:Hovorun, Cyril.
Imprint:Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017.
Description:1 online resource (276 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Church.
Church renewal.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Ecclesiology.
Church.
Church renewal.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11550103
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ISBN:9781532607530
1532607539
1532607547
9781532607547
9781498284202
1498284205
Notes:Print version record.
Summary:Unity is the categorical imperative of the church. It is not just the church's bene esse, but its esse. In addition to being a theological concept, unity has become a raison d'etre of various structures that the church has established and developed. All of these structures are supposed to serve the end of unity. However, from time to time some of them deviate from their initial purpose and contribute to disunity. This happens because the structures of the church are not a part of its nature and can therefore turn against it. They are like scaffolding, which facilitates the construction and mai.
Other form:Print version: Hovorun, Cyril. Scaffolds of the Church : Towards Poststructural Ecclesiology. Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2017 9781498284202