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Enkele gedagtes oor ’n kerkorde

P. Coertzen
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 48, No 3/4 | a2438 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v48i3/4.2438 | © 1992 P. Coertzen | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 January 1992 | Published: 10 January 1992

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P. Coertzen, Universiteit van Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Reflections on a church order
In this article a church order as a book of rules and regulations of a church is discussed. A church order does not represent a neutral position. On the contrary, it is based on important theological principles. Some of these principles are discussed with regard to the following themes: What is a church order?; Scripture, confession of faith and a church order; The function of a church order; Rules for the handling and interpretation of a church order.


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