Sacramental Orders by Susan K. WoodSacramental Orders by Susan K. Wood

Sacramental Orders

bySusan K. Wood

Paperback | October 1, 2000

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This study of bishops, presbyters, and deacons identifies four conceptualizations of the Church influencing the relationship between ordained ministry and the Church: a monarchical and hierarchical conceptualization; a eucharistic, collegial model representing the communion of particular churches; the priest, prophet, and king motif that structures the concept of the Church as the people of God; and a theology of the Church as a sacrament of Christ and ordained ministry as a sacrament of the Church. It examines the 1990 ordination rites and discusses the sacramentality of episcopal ordination, the identity of the presbyterate, and questions concerning the diaconate.
Title:Sacramental OrdersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:197 pages, 8.94 × 6.02 × 0.56 inPublished:October 1, 2000Publisher:Liturgical PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814625223

ISBN - 13:9780814625224

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..".recommended as an example of a careful exercise in liturgical theology and for its insight into the prevailing approach to the meaning of the sacrament of Order in the Roman liturgy."