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Public Church

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

Public Church

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

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Preface And Acknowledgments Introduction 1.Starting PointsGuidelines For Faithful And Fruitful ResponseA Rich HistoryA Triple HermeneuticMultiple Theological Entry PointsThe Meaning Of "Public"A Contest TermPublic Amidst Private2.Being Public Church In Public Life"To Hear The Word Of God And Share In The Lord's Supper""To Proclaim The Good News Of God In Christ Through Word And Deed""To Serve All People, Following The Example Of Our Lord Jesus;" "To Strive For Justice And Peace In All The Earth""To Live Among God's Faithful People3.Obstacles To Being Public Church In Public LifeMoral Anthropological Obstacles: "Selves Curved In On Self"Social And Theological Obstacles4.Power For Being Public Church In Public LifeChrist Abides In The Church; The Church Is Filled With Christ"The Holy Spirit Streams Into The Heart"The Church Is Part Of A Larger Dwelling Place Of Christ, All That God CreatedCross And Resurrection Bear Hope5.People Of The Incarnation As A Way Of LivingGuideposts For The WayPublic Leadership In Moral DiscernmentLeadership In Public LamentPublic Leadership In Resistance And The Quest For Just And Sustainable Ways Of LivingClosingNotes

- Publisher Lutheran Voices answers the call for Lutheran-specific materials for pastors and lay leaders that they can share with their congregations about Lutheran theology, what it means to be Lutheran, and how the Lutheran faith can enrich and guide their congregational and personal lives, Grounded in Lutheran theology and practice, the books cover a wide range of subjects and themes of interest to members of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) and the wider Christian community. For more information on this new series, visit the website: http: //www.lutheranvoices.org. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America professes to be a public church constituted by God for its public vocation. Moe-Lobeda explores what it means for the ELCA to play a role in public life today. Sections focus on what it means to be a public church, obstacles to being a public church in public life, power for the followers of Jesus, the "way of living" in public is a gift of God to the church. It is costly and dangerous, but yet gives life abundant, now and forever.

- Publisher The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America professes to be a public church constituted by God for its public vocation. Moe-Lobeda explores what it means for the ELCA to play a role in public life today. Sections focus on what it means to be a public church, obstacles to being a public church in public life, power for being public church, and providing public leadership. For the followers of Jesus, the ''way of living'' in public is a gift of God to the church. It is costly and dangerous, but yet gives life abundant, now and forever.

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About "Public Church"

Preface And Acknowledgments Introduction 1.Starting PointsGuidelines For Faithful And Fruitful ResponseA Rich HistoryA Triple HermeneuticMultiple Theological Entry PointsThe Meaning Of "Public"A Contest TermPublic Amidst Private2.Being Public Church In Public Life"To Hear The Word Of God And Share In The Lord's Supper""To Proclaim The Good News Of God In Christ Through Word And Deed""To Serve All People, Following The Example Of Our Lord Jesus;" "To Strive For Justice And Peace In All The Earth""To Live Among God's Faithful People3.Obstacles To Being Public Church In Public LifeMoral Anthropological Obstacles: "Selves Curved In On Self"Social And Theological Obstacles4.Power For Being Public Church In Public LifeChrist Abides In The Church; The Church Is Filled With Christ"The Holy Spirit Streams Into The Heart"The Church Is Part Of A Larger Dwelling Place Of Christ, All That God CreatedCross And Resurrection Bear Hope5.People Of The Incarnation As A Way Of LivingGuideposts For The WayPublic Leadership In Moral DiscernmentLeadership In Public LamentPublic Leadership In Resistance And The Quest For Just And Sustainable Ways Of LivingClosingNotes
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Lutheran Voices answers the call for Lutheran-specific materials for pastors and lay leaders that they can share with their congregations about Lutheran theology, what it means to be Lutheran, and how the Lutheran faith can enrich and guide their congregational and personal lives, Grounded in Lutheran theology and practice, the books cover a wide range of subjects and themes of interest to members of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) and the wider Christian community. For more information on this new series, visit the website: http: //www.lutheranvoices.org. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America professes to be a public church constituted by God for its public vocation. Moe-Lobeda explores what it means for the ELCA to play a role in public life today. Sections focus on what it means to be a public church, obstacles to being a public church in public life, power for the followers of Jesus, the "way of living" in public is a gift of God to the church. It is costly and dangerous, but yet gives life abundant, now and forever.
- Publisher

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America professes to be a public church constituted by God for its public vocation. Moe-Lobeda explores what it means for the ELCA to play a role in public life today. Sections focus on what it means to be a public church, obstacles to being a public church in public life, power for being public church, and providing public leadership. For the followers of Jesus, the ''way of living'' in public is a gift of God to the church. It is costly and dangerous, but yet gives life abundant, now and forever.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda is the author of Healing a Broken World (Fortress Press, 2002).

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  • Catalogue Code 243985
  • Product Code 0806649879
  • EAN 9780806649870
  • Pages 108
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Church Life/issues
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Mar 2004
  • Dimensions 203 x 129 x 7 mm
  • Weight 0.145kg

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