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Title The theology of the United Church of Canada / Don Schweitzer, Robert C. Fennell, and Michael Bourgeois, editors
Published Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 415 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter One The Triune God; Chapter Two Scripture and Revelation in The United Church of Canada; Chapter Three The Good Creation: From Classical Theism to Ecotheology; Chapter Four Sin and Redemption in The United Church of Canada; Chapter Five The Christology of The United Church of Canada; Chapter Six The Holy Spirit; Chapter Seven Ecclesiology: "Being The United Church of Canada"; Chapter Eight What Are People For? In Christian Life, Discipleship, and Ministry
Chapter Nine Sacraments and Sacramentality in The United Church of CanadaChapter Ten Practising God's Mission beyond Canada; Chapter Eleven The United Church's Mission Work within Canada and Its Impact on Indigenous and Ethnic Minority Communities; Chapter Twelve The End of the World as We Know It? (Eschatology); Conclusion: ... a Work in Progress; Appendix: The United Church of Canada's Four Subordinate Standards; Bibliography; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary "It's an overview of the theological development of The United Church of Canada, together with analyses of the church's core statements of faith and its place in today's theological landscape. Among the faith perspectives offered in the volume are those on creation, the Trinity, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Bible, sin, mission, and sacraments."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 28, 2019)
Subject United Church of Canada -- Doctrines
United Church of Canada.
RELIGION / Christianity / Methodist
Theology, Doctrinal.
Form Electronic book
Author Bourgeois, Michael, 1956- editor
Fennell, Robert C., editor
Schweitzer, Don, 1958- editor
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