The Resource Institutionalism and church unity; : a symposium., Edited by Nils Ehrenstrom and Walter G. Muelder

Institutionalism and church unity; : a symposium., Edited by Nils Ehrenstrom and Walter G. Muelder

Label
Institutionalism and church unity; : a symposium.
Title
Institutionalism and church unity;
Title remainder
a symposium.
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Nils Ehrenstrom and Walter G. Muelder
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX6.W775
LC item number
A46 1963
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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World Council of Churches
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1907-
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  • Ehrenström, Nils
  • Muelder, Walter George
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  • Institutionalism (Religion)
  • Christian union
  • Christian union
  • Institutionalism (Religion)
  • Institutionalisme
  • Episcopale kerkorde
Label
Institutionalism and church unity; : a symposium., Edited by Nils Ehrenstrom and Walter G. Muelder
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This symposium will be transmitted to the churches at the Fourth World Conference on Faith and Order, to be held in Montreal in July, 1963."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Nils Ehrenstrom and Walter G. Muelder -- Part I: Foundations -- 1. The quest for ecumenical institutionalization / Nils Ehrenstrom -- Sociology and theology in dialogue -- Institutions in the church and the church as an institution -- Ecumenical guidelines -- 2. The concept of institution in the light of continental sociology and theology / Wolf-Dieter Marsch -- The theological quest for historical order and permanent ties in society -- Institutions as a problem of social science -- Theories about freedom and institutions -- Implications for theology -- Institutions as a theological problem -- 3. Institution and church in the North American situation / Frederick A. Shippey -- A sociological consideration o social institutions -- Theories about institutions -- The role of institution in culture -- Typologies of religious institutions -- The church among other social institutions -- Power structure in the church -- The problem of church order -- Summery -- 4. Institutions in the early church / R. P.C. Hanson -- Reinterpretation of Jewish institutions -- Ministry and ministries in the primitive church -- Institutional consolidation in the second century -- Institutional flexibility and freedom -- What is normative? -- 5. The church as koinonia and institution -- Institution as a concept -- Institutions and historic change -- Institutional elements in the Bible -- Institutional elements in the church -- 6. Types of religious institutionalization / Berndt Gustafsson -- Institutionalization of the church -- Different kinds of institutionalizing agents -- Three types of cultural institutionalization -- Institutionalization by marginal cultures -- The emergence of administrative strata -- Communication as the crucial test -- 7. Problems of church bureaucracy / Walter G. Muelder -- Characteristics of bureaucracy -- Bureaucracy and hierarchy -- Church bureaucracy from the perspective of sociology -- Problems endemic to bureaucratic administration -- General bureaucratic problems in church union processes -- Church bureaucracy and councils of churches -- Part II: Case studies -- 8. The Canadian church union, 1925 / W. E. Mann -- Early glimpses of nontheological factors -- The negotiations period 1904-1925 -- Historical influences prior to 1902 -- Unitive factors within the churches 1902-1925 -- Influential socio-economic forces -- Social and cultural climate -- Conclusion -- 9. The Methodist union in England, 1932 / John Kent -- The background -- The reunion compromise -- Failure of local union -- The doctrinal and institutional difficulties -- Conclusions
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
378 pages
Lccn
63008883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)01508987
  • (OCoLC)ocm01508987
Label
Institutionalism and church unity; : a symposium., Edited by Nils Ehrenstrom and Walter G. Muelder
Publication
Note
"This symposium will be transmitted to the churches at the Fourth World Conference on Faith and Order, to be held in Montreal in July, 1963."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Nils Ehrenstrom and Walter G. Muelder -- Part I: Foundations -- 1. The quest for ecumenical institutionalization / Nils Ehrenstrom -- Sociology and theology in dialogue -- Institutions in the church and the church as an institution -- Ecumenical guidelines -- 2. The concept of institution in the light of continental sociology and theology / Wolf-Dieter Marsch -- The theological quest for historical order and permanent ties in society -- Institutions as a problem of social science -- Theories about freedom and institutions -- Implications for theology -- Institutions as a theological problem -- 3. Institution and church in the North American situation / Frederick A. Shippey -- A sociological consideration o social institutions -- Theories about institutions -- The role of institution in culture -- Typologies of religious institutions -- The church among other social institutions -- Power structure in the church -- The problem of church order -- Summery -- 4. Institutions in the early church / R. P.C. Hanson -- Reinterpretation of Jewish institutions -- Ministry and ministries in the primitive church -- Institutional consolidation in the second century -- Institutional flexibility and freedom -- What is normative? -- 5. The church as koinonia and institution -- Institution as a concept -- Institutions and historic change -- Institutional elements in the Bible -- Institutional elements in the church -- 6. Types of religious institutionalization / Berndt Gustafsson -- Institutionalization of the church -- Different kinds of institutionalizing agents -- Three types of cultural institutionalization -- Institutionalization by marginal cultures -- The emergence of administrative strata -- Communication as the crucial test -- 7. Problems of church bureaucracy / Walter G. Muelder -- Characteristics of bureaucracy -- Bureaucracy and hierarchy -- Church bureaucracy from the perspective of sociology -- Problems endemic to bureaucratic administration -- General bureaucratic problems in church union processes -- Church bureaucracy and councils of churches -- Part II: Case studies -- 8. The Canadian church union, 1925 / W. E. Mann -- Early glimpses of nontheological factors -- The negotiations period 1904-1925 -- Historical influences prior to 1902 -- Unitive factors within the churches 1902-1925 -- Influential socio-economic forces -- Social and cultural climate -- Conclusion -- 9. The Methodist union in England, 1932 / John Kent -- The background -- The reunion compromise -- Failure of local union -- The doctrinal and institutional difficulties -- Conclusions
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
378 pages
Lccn
63008883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
diagrams
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01508987
  • (OCoLC)ocm01508987

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