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“That They May Be One”

Thinking Ecumenically for the 21st Century Week 1 Ecumenical Poetry, Prose, and Practice: An Opening Editorial, Rev. Dr. Chris Iosso Reconciled Diversity: An Ecumenical Vision for the 21st Century, Rev. Dr. Clifton Kirkpatrick Ecumenical Chaos and the Christian Ecosystem, Rev. … Continue reading

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How is a Nation’s Moral Agenda Set?

A Quick Primer on the National Council of Churches The modern ecumenical movement, of which the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA is a major leader, began some 150 years ago with the advent of youth organizations … Continue reading

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Mainline Ecumenism: It’s Older Than You Think

Words both denote and connote, which is to say that they both mean something and suggest a constellation of associated ideas, images, and feelings. Ecumenism means, simply, cooperation among Christian churches. The word connotes, however, a certain kind of cooperation … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Poetry, Prose, and Practice

The argument of this issue, in short, is this: All though we might think of ecumenical as something separate and formal, we actually live it all the time. Perhaps it’s time our thinking caught up to our usual practice. The … Continue reading

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