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Salt, Leaven, & Light : The Community Called Church - T. Howland Sanks

Salt, Leaven, & Light

The Community Called Church

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Published: 1st May 1997
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This book traces the history of theology and the Church from its ancient beginnings to its relevance in the world today.

"An open and engaging survey of the theology of church in its biblical roots, its historical development, and its setting in today's complex world. Building on the work of leading historians, sociologists, and theologians, Sanks has produced a coherent and lively synthesis. As an overview of the church in its many aspects, both human and divine, this work has few rivals. Veterans as well as beginners will profit from these pages." --Cardinal Avery Dulles, S.J.

Preface
Abbreviations
Context and Method
The Context of Our Reflectionsp. 3
The Method of Our Reflectionsp. 23
Recalling Our Story
From Kingdom of God to City of God: Jesus to Augustinep. 39
Christendom: Church and Society in Tensive Unityp. 65
Catholic Reform and Reactionp. 88
Aggiornamento at Vatican IIp. 117
Challenges and Possibilities
Changing Forms of Ministryp. 147
Liberating Ecclesiologyp. 167
Global Church and Interculturationp. 188
The Church in the United Statesp. 205
The Church, the Churches, and the World Religionsp. 220
Conclusionp. 240
Indexp. 243
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ISBN: 9780824516666
ISBN-10: 0824516664
Series: Community Called Church
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1st May 1997
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Co ,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Type: New edition