Rationale For Discipline ¶164 and ¶165: The Political Community and the World Community

Book of Discipline

This petition replaces ¶164 and removes ¶165 The World Community, the essence of which has been incorporated throughout the revision. The petition emphasizes their global relevance and theological grounding. For the complete revision proposal and background on the process see Social Principles Revision Report and Addendum” located in the ADCA.