Agreeable Agreement: An Examination of the Quest for by Minna Hietamäki

By Minna Hietamäki

Spirit ownership is a phenomenon that frequently elicits a reaction of worry, specific in people who find themselves blind to its that means and function inside its specific non secular and cultural traditions. ownership by way of divine beings (such as spirits or gods) is, however, a key perform in religions around the globe. it really is as a result vital to realize an figuring out of this tradition in its cultural context sooner than attempting to improve a much broader thought approximately it. This attention-grabbing e-book comprises a number of case experiences that current new interpretations of spirit ownership all over the world. The authors exhibit the range of attainable interpretations and methodological ways that offer a brand new perception into the certainty of ownership and trance.

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52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. Agreeable Agreement Lutheran Reformed Relationships: Evaluations by North-American and European Theologians, ed. William G. Rusch and Daniel F. : Augsburg Fortress, 1989), p. 102.

50 Another difficulty is that the concept of ‘the centre of the gospel’ yields both qualitative and quantitative interpretations. The possible compatibility of the hierarchy of truths and the centre of the gospel depends also on which of these two interpretations is followed. On the one hand, a qualitative interpretation (such as Loff ’s) would converge with the idea that ‘the foundation of Christian faith’ is not a doctrine but the person of Jesus Christ. In this interpretation, however, doctrinal expressions are considered inferior to the centre in a way that does not agree with the hierarchy of truths.

The goal of the document is twofold: to describe Lutheran–Roman Catholic: International Dialogue 29 the Lutheran and Catholic ways of witnessing through celebrating the Eucharist and to describe and clear up misunderstandings of theological positions. Accordingly, the document has two methodological foci, one concerned with the liturgical context of joint doxological witness and another concerned with theological conceptualizations. Methodologically, the movement is from common witness to common theological understanding.

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