By Brian Flanagan
The use of the time period "communion" is an important element of a lot modern ecclesiology, yet its prominence calls recognition to wider questions relating to ecclesiological technique. Brian Flanagan addresses the questions of the way to charancterize a scientific ecclesiology and the potential for a scientific communion ecclesiology through investigating the idea that of communion within the paintings of Jean-Marie Tillard, OP. Tillard's theology is outstanding because the such a lot widespread Roman catholic communion ecclesiology. Flanagan argues, that Tillard contributes to systematic ecclesiology by means of defining the idea that of communion in terms of Christology, soteriology, and theological anthropology as a solution to the contemporaray query of ecclesial team spirit and variety. It additionally analyses the risk of idealism in Tillard's concept and means that extra engagement with social medical learn of the church might help increase, nuance, and critique Tillard's inspiration of communion.
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Communion, Diversity, and Salvation: The Contribution of Jean-Marie Tillard to Systematic Ecclesiology (Ecclesiological Investigations) by Brian Flanagan