11. The Gospel in Christian Traditions
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participation in the divine nature, emphasized in Orthodox accounts of salvation (in which humans participate in the divine energies but not the divine essence).
the bishop of Rome, who, having gained prominence by association with Peter, is now the leader of the Catholic Church.
the new theology of Catholic ﬁgures like Henri de Lubac, who encouraged ressourcement and critiqued rigid neoscholasticism, especially its concept of "pure nature."
creative retrieval of tradition through fresh historical study.
the concept maintained by Catholicism and Orthodoxy (and a few Protestants) that the church is led by a chain of bishops who are the apostles' successors.
in Catholicism, gifts through which puriﬁcation is eased after death and penitential time is shortened on earth.
named after the emperor Constantine and also called "Christendom," a synthesis in which church and state rule society together.
a heretical sect that rejects the incarnation and trinitarian theology in favor of an Arian- like Christology.
a heretical sect that historically teaches that God the Father has a body, the human fall into sin was necessary, and evolutionary eternal progression involves deiﬁed humanity.
a neo- Calvinist position that maintains that God's common grace authorizes the integrity of distinct areas of life within the created order.
the imitation of Christ in all areas of life, while acknowledging his unique circumstances and redemptive work.
a middle way; associated especially with some Anglican claims, such as the claim to navigate between the Roman Catholic Church and Protestantism.
speaking in tongues.
baptism in the Holy Spirit
in classic Pentecostal and some Holiness theology, a postconversion second blessing of greater joy and power for ministry, initially manifested by speaking in tongues; otherwise, a metaphor for believers' indwelling by the Spirit from conversion onward.
heralding in word and deed the good news that the Triune Creator has acted to redeem humanity and renew creation through Christ.
according to Wesleyan teaching, "perfect love," in which the Spirit enables a person to live without committing voluntary sin.
a "superadded gift" above and beyond created nature yet independent of the fall, a point of Catholic theology disputed by most Protestants.
initial evidence, tongues as
the Pentecostal doctrine that glossolalia is the normative manifestation of receiving the baptism with the Holy Spirit.
the baptistic name for baptism and the Lord's Supper as divinely commanded practices for symbolically remembering Christ, with no (sacramental) assumption of unique divine presence.
a believer recognized in Orthodox and Catholic traditions (plus by a few Protestants) as having attained a level of gloriﬁed sanctiﬁcation through which others may be specially blessed.
according to Wesleyan teaching, a "second work of grace" that removes the inclination to sin and ﬁlls the heart with perfect love of God and neighbor.
a principle of Catholic social teaching in which higher- order (e.g., government) communities should support more local communities with coordination but as little interference as possible.
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