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By Peter Hocken,Christoph Schönborn

Azusa, Rome, and Zion deals ancient, theological, and non secular reflections on significant activities of the Holy Spirit nowa days. the writer indicates the place the lived event of those activities demanding situations got theological options and different types, and exhibits how engagement with those demanding situations can give a contribution to Christian reconciliation and Christian team spirit. Of specific curiosity are the unbelievable ways that what look at the start sight to be new stumbling blocks and issues of department can in truth lead into deeper snatch of God's reasons for the physique of Christ. chapters point out the huge capability being unfolded by way of the ministry of Pope Francis. The name captures not only where of Pentecostals, Catholics, and Jews, yet a old dynamic that reverses the unique going out from Jerusalem to the ends of the earth.

"This number of essays typifies every little thing we've got come to understand in Hocken: extensive ecumenical imaginative and prescient mixed with transparent confessional obstacles, openness to what the Spirit is asserting afresh to the church with no sacrificing serious engagement. Hocken's dialogue on Pope Francis' 'new paradigm' of in relation to Pentecostals brings the ecumenical dialog brand new. For these surprising with Hocken's works, the ebook serves as an outstanding introduction."
--Simon Chan, Trinity Theological university, Singapore

"Hocken is commencing a prophetic, tough, and ecumenical door during this ebook. He explores the deep connections of ecumenism among Catholics and Pentecostals, the significance of the charismatic circulate for all Christians, and the rebirth of Jewish expressions of following Christ. positioned those jointly and out jumps a sort of Catholic 'restoration' theology. Hocken is both interpreting the symptoms of the time or he's eccentric. i feel he's the former."
--Gavin D'Costa, Professor of faith and Theology, college of Bristol

"Hocken demonstrates in those insightful essays his ability as either a theoretician and practitioner of prophetic ecumenism. The booklet powerfully expresses his imaginative and prescient of the Church as catholic, evangelical, and Pentecostal, rooted in Jewish soil, and eager for the comfort of Israel. Hocken is a discerning reader of the 'signs of the times,' and this quantity offers us with an obtainable creation to all he sees unfolding dramatically in our days."
--Mark S. Kinzer, President Emeritus, Messianic Jewish Theological Institute

"Numerous students have written on Protestant Pentecostalism, Catholic Charismatic Renewal, and Messianic Judaism. but Peter Hocken--and probably purely Hocken--has contemplated deeply at the historic and theological connections 'From Azusa through Rome to Zion.' Hocken's uncompartmentalized and unconventional pondering is a problem to the full worldwide Christian neighborhood to reconsider its Jewish roots and background in terms of Jesus' prayer 'that they might all be one.'"
--Michael McClymond, Professor of recent Christianity, Saint Louis college (USA); Former Senior Lecturer in Evangelical and Charismatic reports, collage of Birmingham (UK)

"When every thing appeared to point out that the trail of ecumenism had reached its limits the Pope Francisco seemed, giving a brand new energy to the hunt for team spirit of the Church. Hocken places in historic viewpoint the flow of the spirit in the direction of solidarity, and can pay consciousness to this new breath of the Spirit named Francisco. In Azusa, Rome, and Zion we face a must-read paintings to figure the indicators of those times."
--J. Norberto Saracco, imperative, overseas college of Theological experiences, Pastor, excellent news Church, Buenos Aires

Peter Hocken is a Catholic priest lengthy lively within the charismatic circulation. he's the writer of Pentecost and Parousia (2013).

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