Not My Own: Abortion and the Marks of the Church

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1995 - 137 páginas
This is a print on demand book and is therefore non- returnable.

This timely, tough-minded work examines the implications of the church's distinctive characteristics in relation to the most heated moral crisis of our age. Writing from an ecumenical perspective, the authors explore the traditional "marks" of the church -- the Word and the sacraments -- and ask what difference the church can and should make in the lives of human beings affected by abortion. No other book has approached the issue of abortion from this perspective; no other book offers such sound practical help.
 

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The Centrality of the Subject
7
The Word Rightly Preached
19
Baptism Rightly Administered
35
The Supper Rightly Celebrated
51
The Supper and the Christian Life
65
The Church and The Hard Cases
75
Abortion and Church Discipline
91
Abortion and the Churchs Ministry of Service
105
Epilogue
127
The Changing Definition of Viability
136
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Terry Schlossberg is executive director, Presbyterians Pro-Life, Research, Education, and Care, Inc., in Burke, Virginia.

Elizabeth Achtemeier (1926-2002) was adjunct professor of Bible and homiletics at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia.

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