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- adj. Of or pertaining to ecclesiology.
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- adj. Belonging to ecclesiology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to ecclesiology; treating of ecclesiology.
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Yet we don't think it follows that there's no need for the kind of ecclesiological development that Vatican II exhibited.
I wholeheartedly agree that viewing our ecclesiology through a missional lens is extremely constructive and vital in promoting health within the PCA and avoiding destructive tendencies, such as ecclesiological nostalgia and ecclesiological nihilism.
In fact, he explained, there are two fundamental issues still to be resolved before the schism can be considered healed: "the integration of the juridical structure of the Fraternity of St. Pius X in the Church" and "agreement in dogmatic and ecclesiological questions."
It marks, also, probably the first time the word "JumboTron" has been used in a work of ecclesiological criticism.
Nevertheless in 1994, the Church of England, in embarrassment and kindness attempted an ecclesiological three card trick: simultaneously to have and not have female priests, depending on your point of view.
That's all, but anything less is ecclesiological mincemeat.
As such, it is an imaginative pastoral response to the needs of some; but it does not break any fresh ecclesiological ground.
At what point do we have to recognise that surviving institutional and even canonical separations or incompatibilities are overtaken by the authoritative direction of genuinely theological consensus, so that they can survive only by appealing to the ghost of ecclesiological positivism?
That great ecumenist, Cardinal Willebrands, then still at the helm of the Vatican's office for Christian Unity, had written and suggested a deeper ecclesiological study would be most helpful.
Following the Council, this ecclesiological doctrine was widely welcomed and, thanks to God, many good fruits matured in the Christian community.