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A listening church

autonomy and communion in African churches

by E. Elochukwu Uzukwu

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Church history -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-176) and index.

      StatementElochukwu E. Uzukwu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX1675 .U98 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 182 p. ;
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL977939M
      ISBN 101570750602
      LC Control Number96015146

      Listening Sessions. Bishop Harvey and the District Superintendents of the Louisiana Conference thank the nearly 1, people who attended one of the seven listening sessions all across the Conference. These listening sessions were designed to discuss the Special Session of the General Conference in St. Louis February , What made the experience of listening to The Catholic Church: A History the most enjoyable? The Catholic Church A History is by one of the professors of Dante's Comedy, clearly Catholic. He goes through the primitive church up till the Schism with Orthodoxy and the Reform, and all the way up till modern American Catholicism.

      She is the author of the bilingual poetry book The Delirium of Simón Bolívar. Her four-book series of interfaith spiritual poetry inspired by Rumi and Hafiz is forthcoming from The Pilgrim Press. “Listening for Wisdom” has been set to music as a choral piece by composer Curtis Heard.   Listening in prayer to God – and to God in them – is a big part of this. Mary’s gesture of sitting at the feet of Jesus reminds us of her humble, self-emptying service as she actively and consciously focused on Him. To put it another way, the preaching and teaching Church must also be the listening Church.

      “ In The Family at Church, Dr. Beeke has given us valuable and judicious advice about listening to preaching and the need for corporate prayer This book is more of the same; rich in pastoral advice, timely in biblical focus, and warm in fervent exhortation.” —Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas. The Spiritual Discipline and Art of Christian Listening Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - Resources - The Spiritual Discipline and Art of Christian Listening Breaking News Coronavirus/COVID Resources for Congregations and Members.


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