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Growth in ecumenical commitment

Growth in ecumenical commitment

experiences and perspectives : report of the consultation on the ecumenical orientation and work of the LWF, Geneva, December 19 -22, 1983.

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Published by Dept. of Studies, Lutheran World Federation in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lutheran World Federation.,
  • Christian union -- Lutheran Church

  • Edition Notes

    Title also in German: Wachsen in ökumenischer Verpflichtung : Erfahrungen und Perspektiven.

    Other titlesWachsen in ökumenischer Verpflichtung
    SeriesLWF studies : reports and texts from the Department of Studies, LWF studies
    ContributionsLutheran World Federation. Dept. of Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8063.7A1 G76 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. --
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21550565M

    COMMUNITY AND GROWTH Contemporary society is the product of the disintegration of more or less natural or familial groupings. People are afraid, uncertain — and shut themselves away. But they need com­ panions, friends with whom they can share their lives, their visions and their ideals; in short, they need Size: KB. The Roman Catholic bishops in Kentucky are pleased to publish this revised Ecumenical Handbook. In doing so, we renew our strong endorsement of the goals of the ecumenical movement and our commitment to fostering ecumenism in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. In a pastoral exhortation written in , we stated, “Guided by the Holy Spirit, the Second.

      Its study on "Mapping the Oikoumene," done by Jill Hawley for the consultation in Geneva last December, provided a unique and comprehensive picture of the inter-locking and overlapping web of ecumenical institutions and agencies. On the one hand, the proliferation of so many bodies is a testimony to the growth in ecumenical vision. In the last two decades, the connections between religion and ecology have been manifest by explosive growth in theological writings, scholarship, institutional commitment, and public action. Theologians from every religious tradition—along with dozens of non-denominational spiritual writers—have confronted religions' attitudes toward nature and complicity in the environmental crisis.

    Introduction: Ecumenical theology Ecumenical theology, as I understand it, differs from both enclave theology and academic theology. Although there are overlaps have in common is a basic commitment to the historic standards of the ecumenical churches. While none of them disregarded modernity’s critical norms, all of them, in one way or File Size: KB.   A second argument is that racism has in no way been eradicated; this means that the ecumenical commitment to the promotion of justice and human rights – wherever people are excluded because of race, gender, sexual orientation, class and ethnicity, nation or belief, and denied their dignity as persons created in the image of God – cannot.


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