Vital ecumenical concerns

sixteen documentary surveys
  • 333 Pages
  • 0.70 MB
  • English
World Council of Churches , Geneva
World Council of Churches., Christian union -- History -- 20th century -- Sources., Ecumenical movement -- History -- Sou
StatementAns J. Van der Bent.
LC ClassificationsBX6.W773 V26 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination333 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1215863M
ISBN 102825408735
LC Control Number94213486

Intended for healthcare professionals. MENU. Search Browse; Resources. Authors; Librarians; Editors. Vital ecumenical concerns. Geneva: World Council of Churches, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ans J van der Bent. This book provides a general overview of the ecumenical councils through Vatican II.

It provides references to documents but is not bogged down with the nuances and detail of complicated theological issues. The book is well-written and likely intended as a text for a college level course in the ecumenical by: 6.

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It provides clear and authoritative orientation for the student, while probing deep into a range of key issues in ecclesiology and ecumenical dialogue from a critical standpoint that will stimulate discussion among scholars and ecumenists.

It reclaims some old orthodoxies, while challenging some new ones, and. Konrad Raiser’s vital and engaging memoir presents a first-person and deeply reflective account of ecumenical developments in recent decades: from the decisive turning point at the Uppsala assembly in through subsequent decades to now.

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Ecumenical Conversations 15 hope for the whole oikoumene, the plenary will highlight contexts in which the search for Christian unity is inseparable from the struggle for justice and peace.

The conver-gence text The Church: Towards a Common Vision can be found in the Resource Book. A draft Unity Statement, on which the assembly will take action in a decision plenary. the Ecumenical Movement 13 David Esterline Key Issues for Theological Education in the 21st Century 23 Martin Conway 2.

From Colonial to Postcolonial Theological Education 30 Envisioning Postcolonial Theological Education: Dilemmas and Possibilities 30 Namsoon Kang 3.

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Sign in to VitalSource. Sign in using your VitalSource Bookshelf email * Email Email * Password. The Ecumenical Review is a quarterly theological journal.

Each issue focuses on a theme of current importance to the movement for Christian unity, and each volume includes academic as well as practical analysis of significant moments in the quest for closer church fellowship and inter-religious dialogue.

Geneva: WCC, A comprehensive history of the 20th century ecumenical movement, in three volumes. International Ecumenical Peace Convocation. “Glory to God and Peace on Earth: The Message of the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation, May ” Call to Unity Issue 12 (October ): 'This book is an excellent guide to help navigate the perplexing and often precarious waters of ecumenical dialogue, to steer the reader towards significant questions, and to emphasize why ecumenism is so vital for the church.' --Theological Book Review, 'Reshaping Ecumenical Theology would be a good book for students or others who know Author: Paul Avis.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This book provides a general overview of the ecumenical councils through Vatican II. It provides references to documents but is not bogged down with the nuances and detail of complicated theological issues.

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Missing from most current ecumenical concerns is the unity of Christ’s people against the principalities and powers of this present world. We now have just such a record in these pages.” Encompassing a wide range of religious convictions, this topical and exciting book provides an illuminating perspective on the problems involved in the ecumenical dialogue and helps to define the vital issues that continue to divide Christians today.

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The Ecumenical Dimension in the Formation of Pastoral Workers Study document addressed to the entire Church but principally to those with responsibility for formation for pastoral ministry.

It was. This book is written to convince ordinary Christians, especially young Christian adults, that they too have a stake in the future of the ecumenical movement as its most indispensable participants. Ecumenism Means You, Too draws on the music of Irish rock band U2 to cast artistic light on various aspects of the quest for Christian unity.

A critical engagement of the ecumenical movement's approach to ethical and economic issues, Ecumenical Babel updates a line of criticism articulated by Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Paul Ramsey, and Ernest W.

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Ballor seeks to correct the errors crea. A helpful vision for a vital church in the twenty-first century." Tony Richie--Society for Pentecostal Studies "Kinnamon draws on an immense wealth of experience to ask hard questions on what is hindering the ecumenical movement from moving forward as an effective and vital force.

An ecumenical council (or oecumenical council; also general council) is a conference of ecclesiastical dignitaries and theological experts convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice in which those entitled to vote are convoked from the whole world (oikoumene) and which secures the approbation of the whole Church.

The word "ecumenical" derives from the Late Latin. In the shifting context in which the church finds itself today, ecclesiology remains vital to ecumenical discussion. The movement towards synodality has helped the Catholic Church develop a deeper understanding of its own identity which, in turn, has informed its ability to engage in fruitful ecumenical exchange.

On J Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, in his sermon for the feast of the Synaxis of the Twelve Apostles, in the Church of the Twelve Apostles at Feriköy, addressed the issue of the Turkish government wanting to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a house of worship for Muslims only and no longer list it as a museum.

Ecumenism (/ ɪ ˈ k juː m ə n ɪ z əm /) is the concept and principle by Christians of different church traditions and denominations to develop closer relationships and better unity between other traditions and denominations of Christianity. The adjective ecumenical is also applied to any interdenominational initiative that encourages greater cooperation between Christians and their.

Ecumenical Women believes that justice is at the core of our faith. Being rooted in different Christian traditions sets us apart from other coalitions and non-profits working for gender equality.

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Beijing Circles is a group of circles that have been formed around the issues of the Beijing Platform for Action. The creation of circles is a. A spirit and soil theology / Rolf Hille --Issues of women in church and in society / Margaret Rodgers --Peace with justice in the context of violence and war / Christopher Sugden --Towards justice, peace and the integrity of creation: an ongoing challenge / Calvin B.

DeWitt --A Pentecostal reflects on Canberra / Cecil M. Robeck, Jr. --Towards. Without undermining the vital importance of study, I believe that the study of major theological, doctrinal and ecumenical issues must be reserved for Faith and Order. Taking into consideration the composition and experience of this body, I believe that it may play a pivotal role in initiating major studies and ensuring broader diversity and.

In this regard, the ecumenical vision has a vital role to play. The term ecumenical formation underscores that what is at stake is more than the transfer of a body of knowledge.

Of course, knowledge is part of it: the experiences of the church over nearly years have created a body of knowledge to be passed on regarding the identity of a. Ecumenical Articles: Archive Bibliography The Washington Theological Consortium is proud to provide this curated archive of important articles in the field of ecumenism from recent years.

Articles have been grouped by year on the pages noted below.George Hunsinger's book explores ways in which Christians might resolve their differences in this area.

With the aim of fostering ecumenical convergence, he tackles three key issues dividing the churches about the Eucharist: real presence, Eucharistic sacrifice, and ordained ministry.The pope calls an ecumenical council, or historically, agrees to the calling of one by the secular authority.

The pope or his representative (called a legate) presides over and directs the activity of the ecumenical council, and when its work is completed, he promulgates the decrees. An ecumenical council has no binding authority without the pope.