Unity and catholicity in the Korean Presbyterian Church : an ecumenical Reformed assessment

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dc.contributor.advisor Veldsman, D.P. (Daniel Petrus), 1959- en
dc.contributor.postgraduate Ha, Jaegeon en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-10T07:36:20Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-10T07:36:20Z
dc.date.created 2016-04-14 en
dc.date.issued 2016 en
dc.description Thesis (PhD)--University of Pretoria, 2016. en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study is to find a solution to a weak sense of unity and a weak ecclesiology in the Presbyterian Church in Korea (PCK) which is in serious disunity, divided into more than 200 denominations. This research has attempted to assess the unity and catholicity of the PCK using a Reformed criteria shaped through doctrinal affirmation on the basis of the exegesis of Ephesians, and the review of the two ecumenical creeds, the WCF and Calvin s ecumenicity in his Institutes and ecumenical efforts. For the historical investigation of the disunity and ecumenical efforts in the PCK, the three main schisms were examined, and the three leading pastors views on unity were analysed and assessed. Assessment of disunity in the PCK indicated three factors that obstruct the unity of the PCK: weak recognition of the Reformed view on unity, immaturity and secularisation of the PCK. The ecclesiology in relation to the unity of the PCK was analysed and assessed in its en
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dc.description.degree PhD en
dc.description.department Dogmatics and Christian Ethics en
dc.description.librarian tm2016 en
dc.identifier.citation Ha, J 2016, Unity and catholicity in the Korean Presbyterian Church : an ecumenical Reformed assessment, PhD Thesis, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd <http://hdl.handle.net/2263/53076> en
dc.identifier.other A2016 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/53076
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University of Pretoria en_ZA
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dc.subject UCTD en
dc.title Unity and catholicity in the Korean Presbyterian Church : an ecumenical Reformed assessment en
dc.type Thesis en


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