Confessional Standards for a Confessing Church

Media Information:

Categories: Booklets & Journals.
Author(s): Ottati (Douglas F.).
Publication Dates: 2005.
Publisher(s): Geneva Press.
Subject(s): Presbyterian Church - Book of Confessions.
Format(s): Booklet Bound.

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  • POV198
  • Summary:

    From the Publisher’s Note:

    […] The term “confessing church” has come to mean something altogether different in the current Presbyterian context, however, as right-wing organizations seek to use confessional statements as theological sledgehammers to bludgeon Presbyterians into a rigid orthodoxy that divisively excludes certain persons from ecclesiastical leadership.

    It is in this context that Union Theological Seminary— Presbyterian School of Christian Education professor Douglas Ottati, inarguably one of the most insightful progressive theological voices in the Presbyterian Church today, examines the significance of our Book of Confessions, which includes multiple confessional documents, and in particular the Confession of 1967. […]