Meditations on the Images and Marks of the Church – Parts 1-5

Fathers Geoffrey Neal and Edward Bryant of the NCC UK Administration have launched a series of web meditations on the images and marks of the Church that have underpinned an orthodox vision, with the following main themes:

  1. The Church, the Creation and Gift of Christ
  2. The Church as Bride and Mother Church
  3. The Church Catholic
  4. The Church is One and Holy
  5. The Church Evangelical and Apostolic

The first four meditations have been published and can be accessed via the links below; the last will follow next month and announced by updates to this document.

Overview with links to published meditations

1) The Church, the Creation and Gift of Christ

This introductory meditation which is focusing on the present challenge in our Western culture is available here: The Church, the Creation and Gift of Christ.

 

2) The Church as Bride and Mother

This second meditation reflecting upon a number of vital images to help our understanding of the Church as the Bride of Christ and Mother Church is available via this link: The Church as Bride and Mother.
 

3) The Church is Catholic

This third meditation reflecting upon the meaning and historical development of the attribute “Catholic” in order to help our understanding of the fundamental catholicity of the Church is just published and available here: The Church is Catholic.
 

4) The Church is One and Holy

This meditation reflecting upon the meaning of the Creed’s word of the Church as “one” and “holy” is published and available here: The Church is One and Holy.

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