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Die Reformatoriese kerkbegrip: Enkele groot Iyne op grond van Calvyn se uiteensetting

A. D. Pont
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 51, No 3 | a1434 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v51i3.1434 | © 1995 A. D. Pont | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 December 1995 | Published: 12 December 1995

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A. D. Pont, Universiteit van Pretoria Emeritus-professor, South Africa

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Reformed ecclesiology: A few major tenets based on Calvin. Reformed ecclesiology is not a closed system. Notwithstanding differences, there is however a remarkable consensus on the major tenets of the doctrine of the church. An outline - mainly of Calvin's view - is given in the article, and the following arguments are brought forward: Jesus Christ is the only head of his body, which is a covenant community. The church is seen as a community sui gen eris, confessing its union with Christ and living its faith in the world.


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