Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ Revised and Expanded New Edition

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Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ is the 5th statement of the second phase of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) and brings to completion the mandate the Commission was given when it began its work in 1983. This Seattle Statement is an agreed statement concerning Christian faith and devotion related to the Blessed Virgin Mary, who is portrayed within the pattern of grace and hope. This edition includes supporting essays and theological commentary by distinguished theologians including Timothy Bradshaw, Sara Butler, Charles Sherlock and Jared Wicks.A detailed study guide addresses the main themes of the Seattle Statement, and is designed to introduce the document and its subject to students at all levels, and is particularly oriented towards use in parishes and discussion groups.

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Contents

Study Guide
89
Commentaries and Supporting Essays
133
Members of the Commission
257
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About the author (2006)

Working towards full communion, ARCIC has for many years prayerfully considered a number of questions concerning the faith they share and the way it is articulated in the life and worship of their two households of faith. Fr Donald Bolen is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. A staff member of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, he works with the Catholic Church's dialogues with the Anglican Communion and the World Methodist Council. He writes as the Catholic co-Secretary of ARCIC and IARCCUM. Canon Gregory K Cameron is an Anglican priest of the dicoese of Monmouth in the Church of Wales. He is Deputy General Secretary of the Anglican Communion and Director of Ecumenical Affairs, and is responsible for all international bilateral dialogues of the Anglican Communion. He writes as the Anglican Co-Secretary of ARCIC and IARCCUM.

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