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ecumenical

, oecumenical, ecumenic, oecumenic
1. of or relating to the Christian Church throughout the world, esp with regard to its unity
2. 
a. tending to promote unity among Churches
b. of or relating to the international movement initiated among non-Catholic Churches in 1910 aimed at Christian unity: embodied, since 1937, in the World Council of Churches
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These three stages--fostering ecumenical fellowship, building moral community, and bearing public witness--are, I think, the hinges on which much of the ecumenical future swings.
Granberg-Michaelson sets the stage for his proposal by surveying the world Christian demographic, denominational, and ecumenical terrain.
Perhaps best described as a "manual of ecumenical formation," this work is divided into four large modules, each beginning with a general introduction; then further development of some point (approfondimento); an "ecumenical laboratory" applying ecumenical principles to a specific situation; a biblical section; and selections from ecumenical authors and documents.
The government has insisted on not taking even the most basic steps for the survival of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in ystanbul.
Dr Christoph Stuckelberger and Professor of Ecumenical Missiology at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Reverend Dr Benjamin Simon.
Community support in the form of time, personal resources and donations has been the key to the revitalization of Ecumenical Adult Care.
As Christianity is undergoing one of the fastest demographic and cultural shifts in its 2,000-year history, Asian Christians are in the process of rediscovering the theological, ecclesiastical, and ecumenical trajectory of the first Christian millennium, when Southern Christians were in the majority and the centre of gravity was in Western Asia.
In May 1806, William Carey (1761-1834), a Baptist missionary to India, proposed a decennial interdenominational or ecumenical (as we would call it today) mission conference in Cape Town by 1810, or 1812 at the latest.
Critique: The compiler and editor for this second edition of "The Ecumenical Movement: An Anthology of Key Texts and Voices", Michael Kinnamon is a widely respected theologian with deep and longstanding involvement in global ecumenism.
After the Spring sparked by the ecumenical dialogues in the 1980's and 1990's, some now describe the ecumenical scene as one of Winter.
Specifically, we agree with Clifford's claim that "we must reflect carefully on the role of theological dialogue and ecumenical consensus statements.
This masterly and impassioned analysis of the current state of the conciliar ecumenical movement is the product of many decades of leadership within the movement in North America and globally.

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