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Book on Church Authority
« on: May 03, 2017, 10:59:03 AM »
I have a peculiar request.  I doubt it's an easy find, but someone was asking me if I can find any book or research on Church authority throughout history.  It has something to do with how our church heirarchs  seem inconsistent in their presentation of a particular ecumenical agreement.  In what sense during confusing times was proper authority or dogma determined?  It's not a simple answer, but is there any historical analysis to the diverse ways in which this was reached.
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Re: Book on Church Authority
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017, 11:13:07 AM »
It has something to do with how our church heirarchs  seem inconsistent in their presentation of a particular ecumenical agreement.

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Can you elabourate on the question? 
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Re: Book on Church Authority
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2017, 12:22:11 PM »
It has something to do with how our church heirarchs  seem inconsistent in their presentation of a particular ecumenical agreement.

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Can you elabourate on the question?

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Re: Book on Church Authority
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2017, 12:36:22 PM »
LOL.  I didn't mean for Mina to elabourate on the one sentence I highlighted, I suspect we have an open thread(s) about that.  Re: the OP, the question being asked seems rather vague to me, like it's hinting at something but I'm not clear exactly what. 
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Re: Book on Church Authority
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2017, 09:43:53 PM »
lol!

let me get back to you on that one.  I asked him and am awaiting a response
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Re: Book on Church Authority
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2017, 11:51:29 PM »
It seems to evolve from Episcopate>Synod>Ecumenical Council (empire) and in the Roman Catholic scheme of things, the Pope. Are you asking the manner by which the  correctness of these authorities was determined? I am pretty sure it was an appeal to that, and tradition.
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Re: Book on Church Authority
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2017, 11:02:21 PM »
I'm unfamiliar with one on that in particular...

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