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Can Catholics and Evangelicals agree about purgatory and the last judgment?

Author: Brett Salkeld
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett Salkeld
ISBN: 9780809146819 0809146819
OCLC Number: 663773437
Description: iv, 135 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "A fond thing, vainly invented" --
1. Why purgatory? --
Clarifying misconceptions --
Examples of purification --
Purification as an encounter --
2. Historical considerations --
Scriptural perspectives --
Patristic understanding --
Medieval developments --
Council of Trent --
3. Theological context of purgatory --
Heaven and hell --
Communion of saints --
Value of suffering --
Presence of God --
Christian perfection --
4. Purgatory and the theology of judgment --
Volf's theology of the last judgment --
Process of healing --
Reconciliation with others --
Conclusion: "Jesus is our purgatory".
Responsibility: Brett Salkeld.
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