The Church as the Body of Christ: Engaging an Image in the New Testament

Arland J. Hultgren

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2002

Issue: The Body of Christ (Vol. 22, No 2, Spring, 2002)

The church, local and universal, is the body of Christ. It is a body that must be cared for by its members and that, in turn, must care for each of its members. The body gathers for worship but continues to function in the world through the various vocations of its members.

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