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the branch of theology concerned with the nature and the constitution and the functions of a church

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The official journal of the movement was the Ecclesiologist, which appeared for the most part bimonthly between 1841 and 1869; not surprisingly, given that the concerns of the movement encompassed all aspects of what was routinely termed "the science of Christian aesthetics," it included a good deal on the place of music in worship and the forms it should take.
Paul Fitzgerald, an ecclesiologist and senior vice president at Fairfield University diocesan synods are prayerful conversations in the local church, guided by the Holy Spirit, to read the signs of the times and address issues confronting the church.
While much more can be said of Gros's remarkably productive accomplishment as an ecumenical historian, theologian, ecclesiologist, and educator, I must leave that for another occasion.
all working together as one for the good of the whole," says ecclesiologist Father Richard P.
The theologian who contributed most to this discussion in recent times is undoubtedly the great Dominican ecclesiologist, Yves Congar (1904-1995).
Four seem young enough to be children or even grandchildren of the pope: Massimo Faggioli, an ecclesiologist who teaches at the University of St.
I am neither a trained ecumenical theologian or ecclesiologist, nor a professional ecumenist.
1) In contrast to Raiser's evaluations, Catholic ecumenist and ecclesiologist Catherine Clifford confidently asserts her optimism: "This is a moment to learn from the methods and achievements of the dialogues to date, to build upon them rather than discard their accomplishments.
The papacy can now be clearly seen as a crucial office of the universal church, but one in which the pope remains an officeholder, rather than an irreplaceable, magical figure," Flanagan, an ecclesiologist, wrote on his personal blog following news of the resignation.
12) Burges's notebooks, the product of his continental travels after 1849 and stuffed with wonderfully detailed drawings of medieval architecture, emanated from his work in the offices of both Matthew Digby Wyatt and Henry Clutton and culminated in the surge of academic articles he wrote from 1855 for The Ecclesiologist, the magazine of the Ecclesiological Society.
Yves Congar (1904-95), a French Dominican theologian, ecclesiologist and writer whose work included sections of the Second Vatican Council documents, was a peritus at the council.
The author explains how this came about, discussing the roles played by the gothic revival, the Oxford Movement, and the Cambridge Camden Society through its influential journal The Ecclesiologist.
Himself a specialist on Congar, Boston College theologian Richard Gaillardetz said of McBrien: "He has often championed Yves Congar as the most important ecclesiologist of the 20th century.
Congar, who has been described as "the most distinguished ecclesiologist of this century and perhaps of the entire post-Tridentine era," (64) commands respect from both "liberals" and "conservatives.
Sullivan--a leading ecclesiologist who taught theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome for many years and is now professor emeritus of theology at Boston College--also stressed the complexities of determining what church teachings are infallible.