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Unitive protestantism

John Thomas McNeill

Unitive protestantism

the ecumenical spirit and its persistent expression

by John Thomas McNeill

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Published by John Knox Press in Richmond .
Written in English

  • Christian union.,
  • Protestantism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statement[by] John T. McNeill.
    LC ClassificationsBX8 .M185 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p.
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5909282M
    LC Control Number64010527

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Unitive Protestantism: The Ecumenical Spirit and Its Persistent Expresion Hardcover – January 1, Format: Hardcover. OCLC Number: Description: pages 21 cm: Contents: Part I.

The unitive principle in the Reformation movement --I. Protestant communion: the religious basis tant Catholicity: the ecumenical outlook tant concillarism: the constitutional principle --Part Protestant efforts toward Christian reunion n activities of Luther, Bucer and Melanchthon.

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In this volume seventeen distinguished historians of early modern Britain pay tribute to an outstanding scholar and teacher. Several present reviews of major areas of debate: of the significance of the regulations which determined the social and legal status of professional actors in Elizabethan England, of Protestant ideas about marriage, of the political significance of the Anglo-Scottish 3/5(1).

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The Protestant Reformation in the 16 th century led not only to deep changes in the doctrine, the rituals and the leadership of the Church, but also to an aftermath that may be seen on an ecclesiastic level, as well as on a larger level, socio-cultural and political.

This European movement also had repercussions in point of education, and the Reformers constantly evinced, among others, the. Unitive protestantism; the ecumenical spirit and its persistent expression 14 copies. Books of faith and power 6 copies. John Calvin on God and Political Duty 5 copies. Calivn: Institutes of the Christian Religion 1 2 copies.

The Presbyterian church in Canada, 2 copies. Unitive Protestantism: The Ecumenical Spirit and Its Persistent Expression. By John T. McNeill. (John Knox Press,pp. $) InDr. John T. McNeill published a book entitled Unitive Protestantism.

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CHICAGO (Sept. 12, ) -- A new Protestant confession commemorating the th anniversary of the Reformation and honoring the original vision of the reformers for. The unitive dimension, therefore, is separated from the procreative. Just as a forced act of physical love by one spouse upon the other violates the unitive dimension of marital love, the impairment of the capacity to transmit human life violates the procreative dimension.

Protestant views on contraception are markedly more pluralistic than the views expressed by the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church, due to historical divergences of theological thought that began during the Protestant Reformation, including the rejection of an infallible doctrinal authority other than doctrine of Protestantism from the Reformation until strongly.

The journal nevertheless did not publish an article on the ecumenical emphasis in Christian history until John T. McNeill's "Calvin as an Ecumenical Churchman," which in distilled the core argument of McNeill's Unitive Protestantism: The Ecumenical Spirit in Its Persistent Expression, which had initially appeared in and was reprinted.

McNeill's Unitive Protestantism: The Ecumenical Spirit in Its Persistent Expression, which had initially appeared in and was reprinted the following year, to strong critical notice in the journal.1 With McNeill's writing the language of the journal began to shift from a focus on "unity" to "ecumenical" and, eventually, "non-denominational.".

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Protestantism is a personal response to either self, or a specific Christian community, with its basic concern for personal salvation through Christ according to the Scriptures The phrase ecclesia reformata, semper reformanda (the church reformed, always reforming) is an appropriate description of the heartbeat of the Protestant faith for a.

itarian theology within evangelical Protestantism will find this book a good and encouraging guide.” —Lewis Ayres, Durham University and Australian Catholic University “In recent years, the waters of evangelical Trinitarian theology have been roiled and muddied by unfortunate debates about the subordination of the Son.

The second half of the book is structured according to the pattern of awakening, purification, illumination, ecstacy and rapture, the dark night of the soul, and the unitive life. In no sense is it a "how-to" guide, but it is a most valuable validation for those who have travelled any way at all on the path.

The current history of Congregationalism has been largely a story of mergers and unitive movements. Inthe Protestant Evangelical Church joined the Congregationalists. Six years later the Christian Churches merged to form the Congregational Christian denomination, and inthe Evangelical and Reformed entered into organic union to.

(see Book of Concord), Angl. (see Anglican Confessions, 1), and RC Chs. (see Roman Catholic Confessions) have included the 3 creeds in their Confessions. But the Prot. Episc. in the US refused to include the Athanasian Creed in its liturgy, (see also Protestant Episcopal Church, 5).

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Three essays draw on literary evidence to explore attitudes to men of war, the use of the murder pamphlet as a Puritan. Tell him to read IsaiahMatthew &MarkLukeand John If he can’t understand why Peter (the Pope) is important after reading these verses, don’t debate this topic with him anymore but simply pray for him instead, because if he can’t see the Primacy of Peter in these verses it’s because the eyes of his heart have not been enlightened as.

Marriage as the Unitive Context for Sexual Expression. especially since he argues quite thoroughly for the inherent procreative nature of sex throughout the rest of the book. But as a Protestant, I sure hope he’s right.

Marriage as the Focus of Companionship. Holy Love Ministry Decem Once again, I (Maureen) see a Great Flame that I have come to know as the Heart of God the Father.

He says: “Now is the time when believers must stand shoulder to shoulder in the Truth. The outside influences which manipulated the Truth will now try nefarious. Wikipedia and other sources, like the protestants and atheists all claim that Constantine meddled and put his own thing into it, whatever that ‘thing’ is exactly they don’t say, seems to be whatever they want it to be, the atheist claims the divinity of Christ was made up here (rather then reaffirmed), the protestant, whatever they are.

Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Fall issue of Eikon. While he is little known among Protestant Christians, the Italian Catholic philosopher Augusto Del Noce was one of the most perceptive late-twentieth-century critics of both secularism and the sexual revolution.

Indeed, his most important work is arguably that which drew an intimate.