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Ecumenism: A Guide for the Perplexed.


Ecumenism: A Guide for the Perplexed

R. David Nelson and Charles Raith II

Bloomsbury T&T Clark


194 pages


Bloomsbury Guides for the Perplexed


Emphasizing the importance of unity, this study presents the history, theology, aims, theological challenges, and future of the modern Christian ecumenical movement of the past 100 years. Part 1 offers a survey of the history of the movementAEs key figures, events, issues, and controversies. Part 2 analyzes three major problems for contemporary ecumenical theology and practice in the upcoming century: the problem of basic differences, the challenge of ecumenical reception, and criticisms of the modern ecumenical movement. The bookAEs audience includes scholars as well as theology students in upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in church history, ecclesiology, and polity, especially students in evangelical Protestant theology programs in Britain and North America. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:Oct 1, 2017
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