Robert C Saler is research fellow and director of the Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. He has published widely in Pro Ecclesia, Dialog, Christian Century, American Journal of Theologyand Philosophy, and Currents in Theology and Mission. In addition, he has contributed to recent editions of The Christological Controversy and The Trinitarian Controversy from Fortress. This volume is a revision of a dissertation completed at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago under the supervision of Vítor Westhelle.
Between Magisterium and Marketplace provides a theological genealogy of modern ecclesiology, arguing that modern and contemporary ecclesiology is a theological contest not between Barth and Schleiermacher, but rather Newman and Schleiermacher.