Feb 29, 2020
Justification and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement: The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification
Posted by William G. Rusch Henry Chadwick

On October 31, 1999, in Augsburg, Germany, officials of the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church signed two documents, an Official Common Statement with its Annex and the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification The Lutheran Churches belonging to the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church were declaring publicly and in a bindiOn October 31, 1999, in Augsburg, Germany, officials of the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church signed two documents, an Official Common Statement with its Annex and the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification The Lutheran Churches belonging to the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church were declaring publicly and in a binding manner that a consensus in basic truths of the doctrine of justification exists between Lutherans and Catholics.Within four months of the Augsburg signing, the Yale University Divinity School and the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale sponsored a theological conference Justification and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement The goal of the conference was to begin testing the wider import of theJoint Declaration.The essays in Justification and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement explore the larger implications of the Joint Declaration The majority of the chapters are the presentations made at Yale in 2000 Three of the chapters were written later than the Yale conference and are included in this collection to expand the range of the discussion and to add new insights.Justification and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement includes Introduction by William G Rusch The University and Ecumenism, by George Lindbeck The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification A Roman Catholic Perspective, by Walter Cardinal Kasper An Anglican Reaction Across the Reformation Divide, by Henry Chadwick A Model for a New Joint Declaration An Episcopal Reaction to the Joint Declaration on Justification, by R William Franklin The Implications of the Joint Declaration on Justification and Its Wider Impact for Lutheran Participation in the Ecumenical Movement, by Michal Root The Joint Declaration and the Reformed Tradition, by Gabriel Fackre The Joint Declaration on Justification A Significant Ecumenical Achievement, by Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy Beyond Justification An Orthodox Perspective, by Valerie A Karras and Justification and the Spirit of Life A Pentecostal Response to the Joint Declaration, by Frank D Macchia.William G Rusch, D.Phil executive director of the Foundation for a Conference on Faith and Order in North America, is active in national and global ecumenical affairs.From 1990 until 2001 Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy served as the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity of the Roman Catholic Church at the Vatican.Professor Henry Chadwick has held the Regius chairs of Divinity both at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford He has been a member of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission and the author of numerous books and articles on patristic and ecumenical themes.Professor Gabriel Fackre is an emeritus faculty member of Andover Newton Theological School He was a member of the Lutheran Reformed dialogue in the United States He has written extensively in the areas of systematic and ecumenical theology.Professor R William Franklin is dean emeritus of Berkeley Divinity School, Yale University He is currently the Bishop s Scholar in Residence for the Episcopal Diocese of New York.Professor Valerie A Karras is a member of the faculty of St Louis University She is a patristics scholar and a member of the Greek Archdiocese of America Her writings include both patristic topics and ecumenical themes.Since 2001 Walter Cardinal Kasper has served as president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity at the Vatican Formerly a professor of theology and diocesan bishop in Germany, he has written in the fields of systematic and ecumenical theology Cardinal Kasper is a former member of the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches.Professor George Lindbeck is an emeritus member of the faculty of the Divinity School of Yale University A lutheran layman, he was an observer at the Second Vatican Council, and a member of the American and International Lutheran Roman dialogues He is an author of works dealing with systematic theology and Lutheran Roman Catholic relations.Professor Frank D Macchia is a member of the faculty of Vanguard University An ordained minister in the Assemblies of God, he is a past president of the Society for Pentecostal Studies He has published in the areas of spirituality and pneumatology, especially in the context of Pietism and Pentecostalism.Professor Michal Root is a member of the faculty of Trinity Lutheran Seminary A lutheran layman, he has served as research professor and director of the Institute of Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg, France He is a member of the Lutheran Roman Catholic Dialogue in the United States and has written or translated several works dealing with ecumenical theology.

  • Title: Justification and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement: The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification
  • Author: William G. Rusch Henry Chadwick
  • ISBN: 9780814627334
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Paperback
  • Justification and Sanctification What is the Difference Where justification is a legal declaration that is instantaneous, sanctification is a process Where justification comes from outside of us, from God, sanctification comes from God within us by the work of the Holy Spirit in accordance with the Bible In other What Is the Difference between Justification and May , In short, justification means we are declared righteous, while sanctification means growing in righteousness Let me explain and contrast a bit further Justification refers to God s declaration that someone is determined to be righteous in his sight Sanctification, on the other hand, is the continual process of being made holy. What Are Justification and Sanctification Sep , Justification means that every believer is completely and finally freed from condemnation and the wrath of God Rom , Col b Sanctification, however, is an ongoing and progressive work in our lives Although every believer is brought out once and for all from bondage to sin, What is Justification and Sanctification What Does the In summary, justification is an act of God s grace A guilty sinner places his or her faith in Christ and is acquitted by God A wrongdoer is made right with God In light of what Jesus has Justification and Sanctification Church Of Jesus Christ Justification and sanctification are elements of a divine process that qualifies us to live in the presence of God the Father and Jesus Christ Justification and sanctification are at the center of God s gracious plan of salvation and are the essence of our witness of the Lord Jesus Christ. Justification Definition of Justification by Merriam Webster Definition of justification a the act or an instance of justifying something vindication arguments offered in justification of their choice b an acceptable reason for doing something something that justifies an act or way of behaving could provide no justification

    Justification and the Future of the Ecumenical Movement The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification On October in Augsburg Germany officials of the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church signed two documents an Official Common Statement with its Annex and the Joint Decl

    Victoria Gaile

    This is an excellent collection for ecumenical discussions of justification specifically and soteriology generally, and is also a useful resource for ecclesiology and ecumenical studies as there is some discussion of the methods by which various confessional traditions can as a whole ratify documents such as the Joint Declaration The paper by Orthodox scholar Karras is outstanding with its broad and thorough treatment of the relevant issues in historical context, detailed footnotes, reference t [...]



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