Calvin Today: Reformed Theology and the Future of the Church
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Calvin Today: Reformed Theology and the Future of the Church

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ISBN-13:
9780567521606
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
23.05.2013
Seiten:
240
Autor:
Michael Welker
Gewicht:
354 g
Format:
233x157x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Distinguished scholars on Calvin and his surprising up to date relevance addressing three central current issues: faith - ecumenism - public responsibility.
Introduction /I. Faith / Faith: Introduction / "For the Glory of God": Learning the Future of the Church from Paul / Calvin as a Model for Theological Interpretation of Scripture, illustrated with his Exegis of Tim. 4:1-5/ Contemplating the Living Image of God in Creation / How Calvinism travelled to America: The story of Susanna Bell / Calvin, Children and the Church / Inconvenient, because Consistent Theology: John Calvin and Karl Barth / II. Ecumenism / Ecumenism - Introduction / Calvin's Concept Of the Church and Present-day Ecumenical Challenges / The World Alliance of Reformed Churches today and the John Calvin Legacy / Not without the World Council of Churches: A contribution to the history of the Catholic-reformed international bilateral dialogue. / Calvin's Theology: an Ecumenical Challenge / Can Scripture interpret itself? Thoughts on the relationship between the interpretation of Scripture and Church ministry in Calvin's theology / III. Public Responsibility Public Responsibility - Introduction / On Self-love. Impulses from Calvin and Calvinism for Life in Society? / Meditatio futurae vitae - A spiritual challenge for Church and society? / Calvin's Interpretation of the Church as the Communion of the Saints - a Challenge and an Opportunity for Present-day Reformed Churches / Calvin's Doctrine of the "Civil Government": Its Orienting Power in Pluralism and Globalization
Distinguished scholars on Calvin and his surprising up to date relevance addressing three central current issues: faith - ecumenism - public responsibility.