This book presents 20 essays written in honour of the noted theologian and ecumenist Geoffrey Wainwright, Cushman Professor of Christian Theology at Duke University.This book presents twenty essays written in honor of the noted theologian and ecumenist Geoffrey Wainwright, Cushman Professor of Christian Theology at Duke University.
The editors have assembled a remarkable international roster of contributors and have organized the volume around three major themes in Wainwright's work: worship, liturgy, and mission. Contributors include Nicholas Lossky, Eberhard Jungel, Dietrich Ritschl, and Gunther Gassman.Valuable collection ... The work is worthy of the man to whom it is dedicated, and should motivate and enlighten a wide range of liturgists and ecumenists alike"A fitting tribute to Geoffrey Wainwright, whose work has been so veryimportant to students of the liturgical life of the churches. It will be readwith profit by all who seek to model themselves after Wainwright's own quest fora faithful, trinitarian, ecumenical vision of the Church, and to understand theplace of our corporate doxology in its eschatological future."--Doxology"A worthy and impressive tribute to Geoffrey Wainwright, an ecumenicalleader in whom British and world Methodism can justly take pride."--One inChrist"The articles, ecumenical in origin and in spirit, are never less thaninformative and often deeply insightful....The editors of this Festschrift havedone their work uncommonly well. And not only Geoffrey Wainwright, but all ofus, are the grateful beneficiaries of the feast they have set."--Worship"The publication is a fitting encomium to Wainwright, the teacher,scholar, and churchman. We are indebted to his friends and colleagues foroffering us such a rich collection." Religious Studies ReviewPreface Dedicatory Canticle Tabula Gratulatoria Abbreviations Editor's Introduction David Tripp: Geoffrey Wainwright: Teacher, Scholar, Churchman Part I: Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi 1. James F. Kay: The Lex Orandi in Recent Protestant Thought 2. Nicholas Lossky: Theology and Prayer: An Orthodox Perspective 3. Frans Jozef van Beeck: Apophaticism, Liturgy, and Theology 4. Karen B. Westerfield Tucker: Lex Credendi, Lex Canendi: Noting the Faith of the Church 5. Richard Schaeffler: Der Lobpreis Gottes und der Aufbau der Glaubensgemeinschaft 6. Dietrich Ritschl: Praising God as Intepreter and Critic of History Part II: The Shape of the Liturgy 7. Byron D. Stuhlman: A New Look at the Theology of the Pastoral Offices 8. Norman Young: Sacrament, Sign, and Unity: An Australian Reflection 9. David Tripp: Presbyters' Ordination "Vows" in the Methodist Family of Churches 10. David N. Power: Ecumenical Conversations 11. Bruno Burki: Quelle reconnaissance reciproque? Les ordinations des Reformes suisses en perspective oecumenique 12. Richard Clutterbuck: Contextuality and Catholicity: Toward a Theology of Mediated Otherness Part III: The Nature of Doctrine 13. George H. Tavard: Infallibility and the Question of Assurance 14. Robert A Cathey: Christ and Culture Revisited: Niebuhr's Typology in Wainwright's "Orthodoxology" 15. Eberhard Jungel: Die Ewigkeit des ewigen Lebens 16. Telford Work: Reordering Salvation: Church as the Proper Context for an Evangelical Ordo Salutis 17. Philip W. Butin: Is Jesus Still Lord? Lesslie Newbegin on the Place of Christ in Trinitarian Ecclesiology 18. Gunther Gassman: The Theme of Salvation in Recent Faith and Order Documents Part IV: Church, World, Mission 19. Teresa Berger: "Separated Brethren" and "Separated Sisters": Feminist and/as Ecumenical Visions of the Church 20. Edward T. Oakes: The Scandal of Particularity: Hans Urs von Balthasar and the Limits of Ecumenical Dialogue 21. Michael Bame Bame: The Challenge of Convincing Unbelievers that the Bible is the World of God 22. Walter F. Klaiber: Methodist Identity and Ecumenical Perspective 23. Mary Tanner: Anglican-Methodist Relations: Signs of Hope 24. Dirk J. Smit: Confession, Reception, and Church Unity: A Story from South Africa Bibliography of the Works of Geoffrey Wainwright Notes on the Contributors and Editors
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