Conciliarism: A History of Decision-Making in the Church

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Conciliarism is one of the oldest and most essential means of decision-making in the history of the Christian church. Indeed, as a leading Orthodox theologian Alexander Schmemann states, 'Before we understand the place and the function of the council in the church, we must, therefore, see the church herself as a council.' Paul Valliere tells the story of councils and conciliar decision-making in the Christian church from earliest times to the present. Drawing extensively upon the scholarship on conciliarism which has ...

Conciliarism: A History of Decision-Making in the Church 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107448711

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Conciliarism: A History of Decision-Making in the Church 2012, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781107015746

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