Monday, July 25, 2005

An Ecclesiology Quiz!

Who'd have thought it? A quiz based on Dulles's Models of the Church that I found here.
You scored as Sacrament model. Your model of the church is Sacrament. The church is the effective sign of the revelation that is the person of Jesus Christ. Christians are transformed by Christ and then become a beacon of Christ wherever they go. This model has a remarkable capacity for integrating other models of the church.

Sacrament model


Institutional Model


Mystical Communion Model


Herald Model


Servant Model


What is your model of the church? [Dulles]
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That's about right - in my opinion, Lumen Gentium's highlighting of the Sacramental nature of the Church is one of the most useful theological ideas I've ever come across.

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