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By Miroslav Volf

In After Our Likeness, the inaugural quantity within the Sacra Doctrina sequence, Miroslav Volf explores the connection among folks and group in Christian theology. the focal point is the neighborhood of grace, the Christian church. the purpose of departure is the concept of the 1st Baptist, John Smyth, and the idea of church as "gathered group" that he shared with Radical Reformers.

Volf seeks to counter the trends towards individualism in Protestant ecclesiology and to signify a potential figuring out of the church within which either individual and group are given their right due. within the strategy he engages in a sustained and demanding ecumenical discussion with the Catholic and Orthodox ecclesiologies of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger and the metropolitan John Zizioulas. the result's an excellent ecumenical research that spells out a imaginative and prescient of the church as a picture of the triune God.

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