Archive for tag: Groupe des Dombes

Archive pour tag : Groupe des Dombes

At the root of Christian agreements and disagreements about Mary are matters that are at the same time biblical, doctrinal, historical, liturgical, theological, sociological, soteriological, ecclesiological, and so on. What does the Bible say or not say about Mary, and how is this to be interpreted? How much of what is professed about Mary belongs to the Tradition of the Church rather than directly found in Scripture? How much is from historical, cultural, or sentimental expressions developed within specific churches? Does Marian doctrine or devotion enhance or take away anything from the central focus on Christ? What is the relationship between God’s grace present and active in Mary’s life, and her own (and our own) human actions or belief? What is meant by the veneration of Mary (or of the saints) as distinct from worshipping God? When and by whose authority did Marian titles, feasts, and dogmas come to be assigned within the Christian Church? Are all such titles, feasts, and dogmas essential, obligatory, and/or intended to be marked with equal solemnity? How is Mary’s life and faith presented as a model for female Christian discipleship, or as exemplary for Christian life in general?
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Posted: May 30, 2023 • Permanent link:
Categories: One Body, OpinionIn this article: Anglican, dialogue, Evangelicals, Groupe des Dombes, Mary, Methodist
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Catégorie : One Body, OpinionDans cet article : Anglican, dialogue, Evangelicals, Groupe des Dombes, Mary, Methodist