How Eastern Orthodoxy Can Contribute to Roman Catholic Renewal a Theological and Pastoral Proposal
|Author: ||Skublics, Ernest|
Contends that when the Roman Catholic Church withdrew to a separate, narrow, monolithic existence, outside communication with Eastern Orthodoxy, she suffered an debilitating impairment of her essential catholicity. Proposes an agenda for renewal and unification Eastward, to restore the complementarity of the two original parts of the historic Church.
" . . . illustrates this in detail through a discussion of the wholeness of the church; the papacy; the priesthood; vocation; the laity, monasticism and religious orders; liturgical symbolism and the sacraments; and liturgical language, architecture, and music. . . . concludes with a summary of the problems of Orthodoxy and Catholicism and an attempt to pave the way to their solution." - Theology Digest