Mother Church: Ecclesiology and Ecumenism
Nilson, Jon, Anglican Theological Review
Mother Church: Ecclesiology and Ecumenism. By Carl E. Braaten. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998. ix + 164 pp. $18.00 (paper).
This book consists of previously published essays that Braaten has revised, forging them into a passionate summons to struggle for the soul of the Church. He longs and argues for a Church that is catholic in its preservation of the essential features of the undivided Church (the sacraments, teaching authority vested in episcopacy and primacy, doctrines that cannot be mistaken for their secular counterfeits) and evangelical (focused upon and grounded in the Gospel and, therefore, evaluating everything inside and outside the Church by that norm). In the …
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Publication information: Article title: Mother Church: Ecclesiology and Ecumenism. Contributors: Nilson, Jon - Author. Journal title: Anglican Theological Review. Volume: 81. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 1999. Page number: 522+. © Anglican Theological Review, Inc. Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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