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Title
The diocesan priest diocesan priest :
Type
Text
Language
English
Classification
LCC: BX1913 .B573 2009 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 262/.142 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2009006632
Table Of Contents
Biblical foundations of priestly office. Priests and elders in the Hebrew Scriptures ; Jesus the Good Shepherd : a royal priesthood ; Apostleship and the development of presbyteral ministry in the New Testament ; The universal priesthood of the New Covenant
Priestly ministry in historical perspective. The sub-apostolic and pre-Nicene era (second and third centuries) ; The Constantinian Age and the influence of monasticism (fourth and fifth centuries) ; Germanization and the feudal system (sixth through eleventh centuries) ; The birth of religious orders and scholasticism (twelfth through fifteenth centuries) ; The Protestant Reformation, the Council of Trent, and post-Tridentine era (sixteenth through nineteenth centuries)
Consecrated for mission. The Christological context of consecration ; The royal priesthood of believers ; The meaning of the sacramental priestly character ; Configuration to Christ : the vocation to holiness
Sent to build up the body of Christ. Priesthood within the context of the church's mission of evangelization ; The priest as prophet-teacher ; The priest as sanctifier ; The priest as shepherd-king ; The mission or apostolate of the laity
The spousal meaning of celibacy. The evolution of the evangelical ideal of celibacy for the sake of the kingdom ; Celibacy : a sign of Christ the bridegroom's love ; Cultivating affective maturity and true friendships ; The reservation of the ministerial priesthood to men only.
Authorized Access Point
Bohr, David. diocesan priest