Academic journal article Theological Studies

Critical Issues in Ecclesiology: Essays in Honor of Carl E. Braaten

Academic journal article Theological Studies

Critical Issues in Ecclesiology: Essays in Honor of Carl E. Braaten

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CRITICAL ISSUES IN ECCLESIOLOGY: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF CARL E. BRAATEN. Edited by Alberto L. Garcia and Susan K. Wood. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011. Pp. xvi + 239.

This book honors the well-known American Lutheran theologian Carl Braaten, who has made an enormous contribution to ecclesiology and the field of Christian unity throughout his lengthy career. B. has written 18 books, edited 25 others, and authored more than 200 chapters, articles, and commentaries. With his longstanding collaborator, Robert Jenson, he founded the Center for Catholic and Evangelical Theology in the 1990s, and later the theological journal Pro Ecclesia. Indeed, B. deserves to be feted by colleagues and friends.

The book contains eleven articles by leading Lutheran, United Church of Christ, Baptist, Anglican, and Catholic scholars. The subject areas reflect the vast array of topics that Braaten himself worked on throughout his life: Scripture, Christology, Pneumatology, liturgy, sacraments, ethics, and so on. The themes of ecclesiology and ecumenism weave all together. …

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