Chapter

Congar's Pneumatological Anthropology and Pneumatological Ecclesiology

Elizabeth Teresa Groppe

in Yves Congar's Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195166422
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835638 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195166426.003.0004

Series: An American Academy of Religion Book

Congar's Pneumatological Anthropology and Pneumatological Ecclesiology

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This chapter presents in systematic form Congar’s pneumatological anthropology and pneumatological ecclesiology. The indwelling of the Holy Spirit in the human person, Congar affirms, is a mystery that heals us from sin and leads us to a new level of participation in the divine life. In contrast to much of the Catholic theology of his era, Congar develops a corresponding pneumatological ecclesiology. The Holy Spirit is co-institutor of the church and principle of the church’s holiness, catholicity, apostolicity, and communion.

Keywords: Pneumatological anthropology; Pneumatological ecclesiology; Indwelling; Deification; Holiness; Catholicity; Apostolicity; Communion

Chapter.  14633 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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