9781563382789

Beyond Sectarianism Re-Imagining Church & World

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  • ISBN13:

    9781563382789

  • ISBN10:

    1563382784

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury T & T Clark

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Summary

Sets forth a model suggesting that the church's role in contemporary society is to serve as a contrast-society" where the church is animated by a different spirit than that which animates "the world."

Table of Contents

PREFACE TO THE SERIES ix
INTRODUCTION: THE CHARGE OF SECTARIANISM 1(6)
1. DIFFERENT CONTEXTS OF SECTARIANISM
7(28)
Sociological Contexts
8(6)
Ecclesiological Contexts
14(2)
Theological Contexts
16(4)
Epistemological Contexts
20(4)
Legal Contexts
24(6)
Media Contexts
30(5)
2. THE PRESUPPOSITIONS BEHIND THE CONTEMPORARY CHARGE
35(48)
The Real Community as Universal and Rational
35(7)
Culture as Monolithic
42(6)
The Shape of "Politics" as Given
48(5)
The Shape of "Religion" as Given
53(9)
Insulation from Critique
62(21)
3. BEYOND SECTARIANISM: RE-IMAGINING CHURCH AND WORLD
83(22)
Reconfiguring Church and World
84(5)
The Church's Service/Mission to the World
89(14)
Conclusion: Moving Beyond the Labels
103(2)
NOTES 105(12)
REFERENCES CITED 117

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