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Document The Nature and Mission of the Church - Presentation by Rev. Dr Hermen Shastri
Consensus on ecclesiology is central to the future of theological ecumenism, says Rev. Dr Hermen Shastri in his contribution to the discussion on the future of the study "The Nature and Mission of the Church".
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Document The Nature and Mission of the Church - Presentation by Metropolitan Geevarghese Coorilos
The NMC document is appreciated for its philosophical imagination, but it needs to be complimented with sociological and poetic imaginations where the text (the Word) takes on flesh and enters the realm of the pain and pathos that the poor and their earth endure, argues Metropolitan Geevarghese Coorilos.
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Document The Nature and Mission of the Church - Presentation by Fr Jorge A. Scampini
Fr Jorge A. Scampini emphasizes that theological reflection on the church only becomes meaningful if it leads to a renew of church life, to a widened horizon of the church's mission, and to a contribution of all church activities to making the mystery of its Lord more visible in the eyes of the world.
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Document Tradition and traditions - Rev. Dr Susan Durber
"The teachers and witnesses of the early Church: a common source of authority, variously received? Introduction and report from a co-moderator" is the title of this brief presentation on Tradition and traditions by the Rev. Susan Durber.
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Document Tradition and traditions - Archimandrite Cyril Hovorun
"Teachers and Witnesses of the Church: space for ecumenical convergence" is the title of this brief presentation on Tradition and traditions by Archimandrite Dr Cyril Hovorun.
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Document Called to be the One Church - Presentation by Prof. Maake Masango
Prof. Maake J. Masango addresses the main theme of the Faith and Order Plenary Commission meeting, Called to be the One Church, as a witness of the union of Presbyterian Churches in the context of apartheid.
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Document Called to be the One Church - Presentation by Sister Maria Ko Ha Fong
Sister Maria Ko Ha Fong addresses the main theme of the Faith and Order Plenary Commission meeting, Called to be the One Church, from an intercultural perspective.
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Document Called to be the One Church - Presentation by Rev. Dr Marianela de la Paz Cot
Rev. Dr Marianela de la Paz Cot addresses the main theme of the Faith and Order Plenary Commission meeting, Called to be the One Church, from the perspective of a medical doctor and an Episcopal theologian from Cuba.
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Document Called to be the One Church - Presentation by Dr Minna Hietamäki
Dr Minna Hietamäki addresses the main theme of the Faith and Order Plenary Commission meeting, Called to be the One Church, from the perspective of a younger Lutheran theologian from Finland.
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Document Report of the 2009 plenary commission meeting
In the spirit of the 2006 WCC Assembly's statement on ecclesiology, «Called to be the One Church», the 120 members of the Commission on Faith and Order, along with 37 guests, consultants and younger theologians gathered on the island of Crete in Greece, 7-13 October 2009.
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