Ecclesiology and Mission

Icon of ChurchThis topic will be discussed at the Lausanne-Orthodox 2014 Consultation on Wednesday 17 September and the main speakers will be:

Fr. Dr. Prof. Ioan Sauca

Dr. Mel Robeck

The following background reading may be useful to you as you prepare for these sessions.

On the way to Christian Unity  by  Fr. Dr. Prof. Ioan Sauca  published in Grace and Abundance : Orthodox Reflections on the way to Porto Alegre  WCC, 2005

Evangelical Ecclesiology: Reality or Illusion?  Edited by John G. Stackhouse, Baker Academic books 2003

A Perichoretic Model of the Church: The Trinitarian Ecclesiology of Dimitru Staniloae  by Danut Manastireanu   Lambert Academic Publishing 2012

Orthodox Ecclesiology: The Temple of the Spirit by Paul Negrut, published in Perichoresis 3/2 (2005), pp.149-65

The doctrine of the Church and the ecumenical problem  by  Georges Florovsky  published in the Ecumenical Review 2 (1950)

After our likeness: The Church as the image of the Trinity  by  Miroslav Volf, Eerdmans 1998

The Boundaries of Evangelical Ecclesiology  by John S. Hammett

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