1. Introduction 2. Ecclesiology and Political Philosophy: Historical Survey 3. Divinely-Willed Structures 4. Theological Reductionism and the Mystification of the Church 5. Central Insights and Categories of Democratic Political Philosophy 6. A Democratic Ecclesiology 7. Conclusion Bibliography
A survey of historical, theological and philosophical arguments for a democratization of the Christian church.
Luca Badini Confalonieri holds a Ph.D. in Catholic ecclesiology from Durham University, UK.
This historical, theological and political case for greater democracy in the Catholic Church offers a spirited, highly contentious, but, in the main, cogent argument. -- John Sullivan, Liverpool Hope University * Theological Book Review *