Hearing Many Voices: Dialogue and Diversity in the Ecumenical Movement

Hearing Many Voices: Dialogue and Diversity in the Ecumenical Movement

By: Dale T. Irvin (author)Paperback

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The ecumenical movement is by definition a complex, multifaceted project that encompasses a diverse agenda and resists any singular definition. By examining the various aspects of ecumenical history, this book charts the search for diversity and dialogue in world Christianity. Contents: A DIALOGICAL AFFAIR. Ecumenical Unity, Ecumenical Diversity; Understanding Dialogue; The Multiplicity of Meaning; Focus on the WCC. COMMUNITY AND DIVERSITY IN FAITH AND ORDER. Intending to Stay Together; Faith and Order, and the Quest for Visible Unity; The Solidarity of 'Reconciled Diversity;' ECUMENICAL PRAXIS IN A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE. The Search for Ecumenical Coherence; The Search for Coherence through Reconstruction of Christendom; Toward a Praxis of Solidarity; RENEWING MISSION. Missions and Ecumenics; Missions, Christendom, and the Non-European Other; Defining the Boundaries of Christendom; Re-Marking the Boundaries of Christian Mission; CONTINUING THE DIALOGUE. Multiple Trajectories within the World Council; Multiple Trajectories beyond the World Council; Ecumenical Memories and the Ecumenical Future.

About Author

Dale T. Irvin is Professor of Theology at New York Theological Seminary.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819192622
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 218
  • ID: 9780819192622
  • weight: 240
  • ISBN10: 0819192627

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