By Veli-Matti Karkkainen
What makes the church church?
In this quantity, theologian Veli-Matti KÄrkkÄinen offers an up to date survey and research of the foremost ecclesiological traditions, crucial theologians, and a couple of contextual ways that try and solution those crucial questions.
Drawing on his overseas event, worldwide learn and ecumenical know-how, KÄrkkÄinen offers an outline of either conventional and modern expressions of the Christian church. An advent to Ecclesiology will richly gift the coed, pastor or layperson who's trying to find a finished and insightful evaluation of the cohesion and variety of understandings and practices in the one church of Jesus Christ.
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