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Friday, November 21, 2008

Considering Radner IV: Final Thoughts

St. Paul's own authoritative ecclesiology, as preserved in a bedrock way in sacred Scripture, is summarized nicely by a surprising source:

"Paul's Church is not an aggregate of justified sinners, or a sacramental institute, or a means of private self-sanctification, but is the avante garde of the new creation, creating beacheads in this world of God's dawning new world... and witnessing to the day of God's visible lordship over His creation."

Beker, Paul the Apostle