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The Church

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The Church of the 20th and 21st centuries may be perceived as facing the predicament of not knowing where it should stand in relation to society and where its future path should be. Hans Kung tackles these questions directly in this respected work on the nature of the Catholic Church in particular. His premise is that since the New Testament gives no doctrinal instruction of what the Church might be, it follows that the essence of the Church is expressed in its historical form. Hans Kung's systematic approach, through history to the Church's origins, uncovers for Catholics, Anglicans and Protestants vital lessons about the community to which they belong, and about how Christian theologies might view and approach the future of the Church as a viable instititution. Since it was written, this work still has much to contribute to ecumenical dialogue.

BOOK CONDITION : VG+ : some toning to top face but front face near white; slight greying to lower face; a hint of creasing at spine and at top corner of front cover; faint adhesive from former label at front cover; otherwise covers in very presentable condition; inside pages excellent, near original white with preserved tones; binding secure and tight like new. Bookseller Inventory 001353

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Added value:
first edition
Author(s):
Kung, Hans, 1928-
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.5inches x 5.25inches
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0860121992
Number of pages:
515
Publisher:
Burns & Oates, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 1995
Title:
The Church

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The Church of the 20th and 21st centuries may be perceived as facing the predicament of not knowing where it should stand in relation to society and where its future path should be. Hans Kung tackles these questions directly in this respected work on the nature of the Catholic Church in particular. His premise is that since the New Testament gives no doctrinal instruction of what the Church might be, it follows that the essence of the Church is expressed in its historical form. Hans Kung's systematic approach, through history to the Church's origins, uncovers for Catholics, Anglicans and Protestants vital lessons about the community to which they belong, and about how Christian theologies might view and approach the future of the Church as a viable instititution. Since it was written, this work still has much to contribute to ecumenical dialogue.

BOOK CONDITION : VG+ : some toning to top face but front face near white; slight greying to lower face; a hint of creasing at spine and at top corner of front cover; faint adhesive from former label at front cover; otherwise covers in very presentable condition; inside pages excellent, near original white with preserved tones; binding secure and tight like new. Bookseller Inventory 001353

Added value:
first edition
Author(s):
Kung, Hans, 1928-
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8.5inches x 5.25inches
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0860121992
Number of pages:
515
Publisher:
Burns & Oates, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 1995
Title:
The Church

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