The Second Vatican Council (1962 — 1965) Will be remembered not only for what it actually achieved but also for what it made possible in the Church. One of the possibilities that it has opened up is for the emergence of an Indian Christian Church, a Church which is truly Indian and genuinely Christian. In this important book renowned Ecclesiologist, Kurien Kunnumpuram, explores the possible realization of this dream. Drawing on some of the major concerns expressed by the Council, the author deals with four important aspects of the Indian Church of the future: – an incultured Church. – an autonomous Church. – a Church of the people. – a structured Church This book is bound to trigger off a serious discussion among the readers about the future of the Church in India. It will encourage all Christians in this country to envisage an Indian Christian Church and to take concrete steps to facilitate the emergence of such a Church.
Responses to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspect Of The Doctrine On The Church
Theological debate about the church has not only included the internal Catholic sphere but has frequently involved ecumenical dialogue, addressing the interior life of the Church and relations with relations with Christians of other confessions. This resource addresses basic aspects of Catholic doctrine with documented articles to offer a deeper understanding and an authoritative clarification on the difficulties and doubts arising from the discussions.
The Wisdom of Mr Chesterton
Chesterton was a poet, a journalist, a mystery novelist, a people's theologian and some would say, a prophet who only by looking at the world upside-down could see it clearly enough to predict its future. read and enjoy the purest distillations of Chesterton's with and charm with the wisdom of Mr. Chesterton, a unique collection of the pithiest and most profound sentences ever to spring from his pen.
Clement Of Rome The Didache
The letter to the Corinthians by clement of Rome and the Didache are two of the most important documents from the earliest days of Christianity. Here we stand at the very fount of Christian teaching outside the new testament. Clement's letter and the Didache reveal how Christians were implementing and living out the faith taught by Jesus and passed on by the twelve apostles.
St. Joseph Church History
Here is a unique history of the Catholic church given in summary form that shows how in every epoch the Church has given incontestable proofs of its divine origin. Its set forth the major events in the life of the church in a clear and logical fashion that make them understandable to the modern reader.