we believe in one holy catholic and apostolic church (4-7)

we believe in one holy catholic and apostolic church (4-7)...

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Lecture “I believe in one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church” I. Introduction to ecclesiology a. Etymology of church b. Church as a gathering of the faithful sanctified by God and among whom God dwells c. Church and the Holy Spirit d. Church as Christ’s body e. Marks of the church i. One ii. Holy iii. Catholic iv. Apostolic II. 1 Peter a. background i. Greco-Roman literary form ii. End of 1 st century iii. Apostle Peter? b. Group discussion questions i. What is the picture of the church that emerges from 1 Peter? ii. What sense do you get of the elements of the Christian faith that unites these
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Unformatted text preview: diverse churches? iii. What meaning does Peter attach to the suffering of the Christian “exiles”? iv. What sort of behavioral ethic does Peter recommend for Christians? Why? v. What is the relationship between spirit and flesh that emerges from 1 Peter? vi. In what ways does the first century Christian church, as it emerges in 1 Peter, bear the four marks—one, holy, catholic, apostolic—of the church professed in the creed? III. Church architecture Vocabulary Ecclesiology kyriakon doma ekklesia 1...
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