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 This e-book makes use of the insights of cognitive linguistics to argue for the potential for differentiated consensus among separated church buildings. The Joint announcement at the Doctrine of Justification, signed via the Lutheran global Federation and the Roman Catholic Church in 1999, represents the excessive water mark of the twentieth-century ecumenical stream. It publicizes that the sixteenth-century condemnations relating to justification don't condemn the lessons of the companion church. a few critics reject the contract, arguing consensus that's differentiated isn't truly a consensus. 
In this publication, Jakob Karl Rinderknecht indicates that mapping the "cognitive blends" that constitution that means can exhibit underlying contract inside of obvious theological contradictions. He strains Lutheran and Catholic positions on sin within the baptized, particularly the Lutheran simul iustus et peccator and the Catholic insistence that concupiscence within the baptized isn't sin. He demonstrates that the JDDJ reconciles those positions, and as a result really differentiated consensus is possible. 

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