Flashcards in images of church (book) Deck (36):
the church is both
human and divine
st paul used the image, the church as a body, twice where?
letter to the romans and the corinthians
two aspects of church's reality
diversity and unity
the capacity of divine love
accounts for the unity in the church
animated with one soul
united by one head
principle of life or that which gives life
holy spirit stimulates what
love among the faithful
holy spirit verse in the church as a body
"only one spirit who gives gifts"
the kingdom of god is a major theme of christ's own teaching in the __________
the good news preached to the poor
kingdom of god
how was the kingdom of god preached?
two notions about th church
church is not the kingdom of god
church is between the already and not yet
"already and not yet"
this image has its background in the old testament covenant between the yahweh and israel
people of god
he promised this to the israelites
love and fidelity
new and lasting covenant
small community made for the new covenant
jews and gentiles
jews and gentiles
new people of god
characteristics of the new people of god
head of the people is christ
each has their dignity and freedom
called to faithfully observe christ's new commandment of love and spread gods kingdom
destined for eternal life
as new people of god, what do we share
priestly, prophetic and kingly functions
loving service to others
why is it called as the templ of the holy spirit
it resides in th body which is the church
"unifies, gives life and moves"
hs adds new members
hs causes growth and healing
in confirmion, the eucharist, penace, and anointing of the sick
hs empowers married couples to establish a christian family
hs empowers the priest
the domestic church or the sacrament of the holy orders
why do we act on the will of god?
hs infuses virtue
hs infuses special graces and charisms
we're empowered to take the mission of god according to our vocation
"images from the old and testament"
key biblical images > abstract definition