Zach, Tony, and I all come from a Protestant seminary background, but each belong to different traditions. I am an Orthodox Christian, Zach is Catholic, and Tony remains a Protestant. Join us as we engage in ecumenical dialogue on theology and doctrine. Below is a list of topics we are covering. Follow our discussions on facebook at ecumenicaldialogueproject.
Topics discussed-Liturgy and Worship, Orthopraxy (theology in practice), the Eucharist, Theotokos and Ever-virgin Mary , Why I chose my tradition, The Orthodox view of Saints, Patron saints- St. Ephrem the Syrian , St. Chad of the British Isles- patron saint and bishop Orthopathy- the struggle with our passions, & Scriptural Authority.
Topic: Ecclesiology (doctrine of church authority, structure, etc.) -Primary author- Zach. Responses- Chad and Tony
Topic: Missiology (What do missions look like?) Primary author: Tony. Responses- Chad and Zach
Topic: Soteriology (Theology of salvation) Primary author: Zach. Responses- Tony and Chad Guest Contribution- Josh Walker & Shea Layton
Topic: imagery, icons, and statuary Primary author: Chad. Responses- Zach and Tony
Topic: Eschatology (Theology of End Times) Primary author: Tony. Responses- Zach and Chad Guest contribution: Scott Matson (tentative)
Topic: The Sacraments Primary author: Zach. Responses- Tony and Chad
Topic: Women in ministry Primary author: Tony. Responses- Zach and Chad. Guest contribution- Lisa & Alicia
Please suggest some topics that interest you in the comments section.
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