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7. Lindbeck describes the general approach of the Malta Report as ‘appealing directly to modernism’ in trying to explain its basic methodological approach, that is, limiting to a basic or fundamental consensus without discussion of ‘an indefinite number of ways of describing or picturing salvation’; see George A. Lindbeck, ‘Justification and Atonement: An Ecumenical Trajectory’, in By Faith Alone: Essays on Justification in Honor of Gerhard O. Forde, ed. Joseph A. Burgess and Mark Kolden (Grand Rapids, Mich.
Forde, ed. Joseph A. Burgess and Mark Kolden (Grand Rapids, Mich. and Cambridge: Eerdmans, 2004), p. 198. 8. L-RC 1972: 14, 47. 9. Ibid. 15, and esp. 31. Regarding the ministry, see ibid. 54–6, 59. 10. Ibid. 18. 11. Ibid. 18. 12. Ibid. 43. Secondary criteria include, from the Lutheran side, the living Word of preaching and the Confessions of the church as the authoritative interpretation of the gospel, and, from the Catholic side, a reciprocal interaction of official and unofficial charisma and the living faith experiences of Christians; cf.
By this I mean the use of the doctrine of justification as a critical principle. 106 Because a positive consensus on the doctrine of justification was missing, the accomplishments of the document remained conditional. The conclusions were pending a consensus on the doctrine of justification. The proposed use of the doctrine of justification as a critical instance is an important characteristic of Lutheran–Roman Catholic consensus, especially in a form that exists with and not despite differences.
Agreeable Agreement: An Examination of the Quest for Consensus in Ecumenical Dialogue (Ecclesiological Investigations) by Minna Hietamäki