Agreeable Agreement: An Examination of the Quest for Consensus in Ecumenical Dialogue

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A&C Black, Oct 20, 2011 - Religion - 272 pages
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In recent bilateral ecumenical dialogue the aim of the dialogue has been to reach some form of doctrinal consensus. The three major chapters of the book discuss the variety of forms of doctrinal consensus found in ecumenical dialogues among Anglicans, Lutherans and Roman Catholics. In general, the dialogue documents argue for agreement/consensus based on commonality or compatibility.

Each of the three dialogue processes has specific characteristics and formulates its argument in a unique way. The Lutheran-Roman Catholic dialogue has a particular interest in hermeneutical questions and proposes various forms of "differentiated" or perspectival forms of consensus. The Anglican-Roman Catholic dialogue emphasises the correctness of interpretations. The documents consciously look towards a "common future", not the separated past.
 

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Contents

NOTE ON SOURCES
PART IINTRODUCTION
Chapter 1CONSENSUS AS AN ECUMENICAL CHALLENGE
PART IILUTHERANROMAN CATHOLIC DIALOGUE
Chapter 2INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE
SELECTED EXAMPLES
Chapter 4CONSENSUS WITH DIFFERENCE
PART IIIANGLICANROMAN CATHOLIC DIALOGUE
Chapter 6INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE
Chapter 7EPISCOPALLUTHERAN DIALOGUE IN THE UNITED STATES
SELECTED EXAMPLES
A SYNTHESIS
Chapter 9CONSENSUS IN BILATERAL DIALOGUES
THE CONTINUING DEBATE
Chapter 11CONCLUSION
BIBLIOGRAPHY

ANGLICANROMAN CATHOLIC INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ARCIC
PART IVANGLICANLUTHERAN DIALOGUE

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Minna Hietamäki received her PhD from the University of Helsinki, Finland, where she currently teaches.

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