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Doctrine of the Church (Ecclesiology): Home

An introduction to the major resources available to anyone interested in researching the Doctrine of the Church.


"...I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth." (1 Timothy 3:15)


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Abraham Paniagua

How to Use This Guide

This guide is designed to provide students with resources for their research in the Doctrine of the Church (Ecclesiology). The first page lists dictionaries and encyclopedias that will introduce you to the major issues in Ecclesiology. The second page (Works on Ecclesiology) contains a list of book-level introductions to the Doctrine of the Church. The third page (Specific Issues) contains a list of book-level introductions to specific issues in Ecclesiology (e.g., the ordinances, church membership, church discipline, etc.). The final page provides a list of journals that have articles on Ecclesiology. 

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