By Minna Hietamäki
Spirit ownership is a phenomenon that frequently elicits a reaction of worry, specific in those who find themselves unaware of its that means and position inside of its specific spiritual and cultural traditions. ownership via divine beings (such as spirits or gods) is, however, a key perform in religions all over the world. it truly is hence very important to achieve an figuring out of this custom in its cultural context ahead of attempting to improve a much broader thought approximately it. This attention-grabbing e-book comprises a number of case reports that current new interpretations of spirit ownership all over the world. The authors express the range of attainable interpretations and methodological methods that supply a brand new perception into the knowledge of ownership and trance.
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Also Martens, Die Rechtfertigung, pp. 228–30. 32. See the critique by Tuomo Mannermaa in Von Preussen nach Leuenberg: Hintergrund und Entwicklung der theologischen Methode der Leuenberger Konkordie (Hamburg: Lutherisches Verlagshaus, 1981). 33. CPCE 1973: 1. Meyer calls this form of consensus, which is at the same time ‘not complete’ but sufficient, a ‘basic consensus’ (Harding Meyer, ‘Critique of the Leuenberg Agreement as an Ecumenical Model’, in The Leuenberg Agreement and Lutheran Reformed Relationships.
The document echoes Unitatis redintegratio in placing emphasis on the correct understanding of the teaching of the other church. It also forecasts the possibility of advancing beyond comparing individual points of doctrine and seeking their justification in specific historical contexts. These basic principles become clearer in the first report of the Joint Lutheran–Roman Catholic Study Commission The Gospel and Church (commonly known as the Malta Report, L-RC 1972). 6 It emphasizes the historicity of the church and its doctrine.
Both phases take place in an ecclesiological or ecclesial context, that is, in the soteriological–eschatological framework described in Ways to Community. This framework connects the ecumenical goal of the unity of the church with that of the ultimate soteriological goal of ‘unity of all in Christ’. The soteriological–eschatological framework is especially noticeable in the process of convergence. Convergence is a consequence of becoming reconciled in God through Christ. This reconciliation enables separated Christians to be reconciled with each other.
Agreeable Agreement: An Examination of the Quest for Consensus in Ecumenical Dialogue (Ecclesiological Investigations) by Minna Hietamäki