Week 6 – Fuellenbach Chp. 5

Fuellenbach’s offering in this chapter affirms Ryan’s statement about the Catholic church being on the forefront of inculturation and missional approaches to church.  However, it’s scandalous to the church, Catholic and otherwise.  It is also one of the critiques of the western church today:  it is a business with it’s traditions and sacraments vocationalized or professionalized in a manner that a hierarchy meets out the faith.  We cannot enter into the “Holy of Holy’s”, i.e., take communion/Eucharist, without the hand of a priest or pastor to bless or offer it.  Feullenbach is much more kind and less reactive than my statement.  But he does identify the need for the intersection of movement of the Spirit, Scripture, faith, and culture as to how we respond and live out community.  Here Here!


~ by Brian Shope on November 1, 2007.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: