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The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology and Church Leadership – The Series

How a Social View of the Trinity Can Positively Inform Our Approach to Ecclesiology and Leadership in Today’s North American Church Part 1: Introduction Through dialoging with Leonardo Boff and Miroslav Volf in regard to their understanding of the Social … Continue reading

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The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology and Church Leadership – Part 7

How a Social View of the Trinity Can Positively Inform Our Approach to Ecclesiology and Leadership in Today’s North American Church Conclusion Boff and Volf have demonstrated a rich understanding of the social Trinity, in that within God we see … Continue reading

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The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology and Church Leadership – Part 5

How a Social View of the Trinity Can Positively Inform Our Approach to Ecclesiology and Leadership in Today’s North American Church Ontology, Roles, and Perichoresis For Boff, the primacy of love and communion is established in the fact that the … Continue reading

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The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology and Church Leadership – Part 4

How a Social View of the Trinity Can Positively Inform Our Approach to Ecclesiology and Leadership in Today’s North American Church Emphasize the One or the Three? Should the emphasis within the Godhead be on the one or the three?  … Continue reading

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The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology and Church Leadership – Part 3

How a Social View of the Trinity Can Positively Inform Our Approach to Ecclesiology and Leadership in Today’s North American Church The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology, and Church Leadership “In the beginning is communion.”[1] Scripture and subsequent creeds testify that before … Continue reading

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The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology and Church Leadership – Part 2

How a Social View of the Trinity Can Positively Inform Our Approach to Ecclesiology and Leadership in Today’s North American Church The Ascent of the Social Trinity While the Trinity is a reality revealed in scripture, the doctrine of the … Continue reading

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The Social Trinity, Ecclesiology and Church Leadership – Part I

How a Social View of the Trinity Can Positively Inform Our Approach to Ecclesiology and Leadership in Today’s North American Church We live in a society where “faith lived ecclesially is being replaced by faith lived individualistically.”[1] People want spirituality … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Books I Read in 2010

I’m getting close now to finishing my top 10 lists for 2010, or this this case top 11, since I have a tie for the 8th spot.  I know I’m a bit late, but I still want to complete them.  … Continue reading

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Latin American Theologians Have Helped to Awaken Christians in the West

Christ Redeemer (Brazil) Originally uploaded by shawnrobert12 In a recent class at Fuller, I was asked to briefly assess Latin American Theologies from an evangelical perspective, and here is my very brief response. First it must be noted that the … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Ecclesiology Part III

Picturesque church of Vernazza Originally uploaded by Bеn I want to take a few posts to do a summary of Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen’s book An Introduction to Ecclesiology: Ecumenical, Historical and Global Perspectives. The first post dealt with Ecclesiological Traditions, and … Continue reading

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