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By Eduardo J. Echeverria

The discussion of affection is written from the viewpoint of an evangelical Catholic Ecumenist. Raised Catholic, yet having answered to the Gospel at L'Abri Fellowship in 1970, Eduardo J. Echeverria's trip took the trails of Reformed after which Anglo-Catholic Christianity on his as far back as complete communion with the Catholic Church in 1992. carrying out ecumenical dialog as a devoted Roman Catholic whose perspectives were formed via, between others, Romano Guardini, John Paul II, and Joseph Ratzinger (Benedict XVI), the writer discusses in an articulate, bracing, and optimistic demeanour, the positions of consultant thinkers within the Dutch neo-Calvinist culture of Reformed Christianity: Herman Bavinck, G. C. Berkouwer, and Herman Dooyeweerd. primary problems with ecclesiology, that means and fact, sacramental theology, the relation among the Church and the realm, nature and charm, and matters at the relation of religion and cause are tested with the purpose of accomplishing explanation and realizing. Readers will event ecumenical "Dialogue . . . no longer easily [as] an trade of ideas," but additionally as "an 'exchange of gifts'," certainly, "a discussion of affection" (John Paul II).

"This is an awesome e-book. Professor Echeverria, artfully and persuasively, indicates how the Catholic and Reformed traditions can larger comprehend, in addition to examine from, one another. This publication is a version on how Christians should take into consideration the connection among religion and cause and the way that knowing informs ecumenical dialogue."
--Francis J. Beckwith
Baylor University

"An 'evangelical Catholic ecumenist' of the main appealing kind, Eduardo Echeverria engages in a discussion among Catholicism and neo-Calvinism that's involved, both, with love and with fact. With a historical past either in neo-Calvinist and Catholic idea, Echeverria screens the theological riches of either traditions. He exhibits that, real adjustments notwithstanding--on Church, sacraments, and the connection among religion and reason--Catholic and neo-Calvinist theologians have each cause to pursue a discussion of love."
--Hans Boersma
Regent College

"Although the temptation of a few, either Protestant and Catholic, could be to push aside the potential for any such 'dialogue,' fortunately the times of deep mistrust are prior. certainly, we may perhaps verify, within the spirit of Dorothy Sayers, that the 'drama is within the dogma' whereas while taking Christian cohesion heavily. Our Lord's excessive priestly prayer, as recorded in John 17, impels all who love our Lord's church to hunt cohesion in the bounds of orthodoxy. This, i'm thrilled to assert, is the load of Eduardo Echeverria, who greater than someone i do know, embodies what it potential to be a real 'evangelical Catholic ecumenist.' learn his wonderfully elucidating argument and discover why."
--J. Daryl Charles
The Bryan Institute for serious concept & Practice

"Drawing upon his own wisdom of Neo-Calvinism as a one-time adherent, Eduardo Echeverria manifests the best features of a Catholic theologian and ecumenist during this outstanding ebook. by way of evaluating the wealthy Catholic theology of Vatican II with the lessons of Neo-Calvinists like Bavinck, Berkouwer, and Dooyeweerd, a fruitful 'dialogue of affection' emerges, one who illuminates the main issues of convergence and divergence among the 2 religion traditions."
--Robert L. Fastiggi
Sacred middle significant Seminary

Eduardo J. Echeverria is Professor of Philosophy within the Graduate tuition of Theology at Sacred center significant Seminary, Detroit, Michigan. he's the writer of Slitting the Sycamore: Christ and tradition within the New Evangelization (2008).

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