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Towards a theology of contemporary ecumenism

M. M. Thomas

Towards a theology of contemporary ecumenism

a collection of addresses to ecumenical gatherings, 1947-1975

by M. M. Thomas

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Published by Christian Literature Society in Madras .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology,
  • Christianity and politics,
  • Christian union

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementM.M. Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR85 .T495 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2896996M
    LC Control Number84124282

      Ecumenism: A Guide for the Perplexed is a comprehensive introduction to the methods, achievements, and future prospects of the modern ecumenical movement. The authors begin the volume by charting out a serviceable definition of ecumenism, a term that has long been a source of confusion for students of theology and church : This book represents the best of contemporary Protestant theology, and it challenges us to see Christ once again with new and more discerning eyes. - Keith L. Johnson, Wheaton College Confessing Christ for Church and World brilliantly declares 'Jesus is Lord' in the contemporary North American context in dialectical fashion.

    In Theology of the Diaconate: The State of the Question, New York: Paulist Press, Also published as “Towards a Contemporary Theology of the Diaconate,” in Worship 79 (September ): * “Apologetics, Evangelization and Ecumenism Today.” Origins 35 ( ): * “When in Rome.   Faced with a crisis, the contemporary ecumenical movement is searching for new models and methodologies of dialogue to guide its efforts towards the achievement of Christian unity. Fletcher’s doctoral dissertation addresses the ecumenical problem by presenting the theology of the cross as a possible solution to the quest for unity.

    Introduction by Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) Turning towards the Lord presents an historical and theological argument for the traditional, common direction of liturgical prayer, known as “facing east”, and is meant as a contribution to the contemporary debate about the Catholic liturgy. Lang, a member of the London Oratory, studies the direction of liturgical prayer from an. This book explores the relationship between the Orthodox tradition and the ecumenical practice of engagement with other Christian traditions. This relationship has for a long time been compromised by an underlying tension, as the Orthodox have chosen to participate in ecumenical encounters while – often at the same time – denouncing the ecumenical movement as .


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Books shelved as ecumenism: From Conflict to Communion: Lutheran-Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in by Lutheran-Roman Catholic Comm.

Get this from a library. Towards a theology of contemporary ecumenism: a collection of addresses to ecumenical gatherings, [M M Thomas]. “This book is an excellent guide to help navigate the perplexing and often precarious waters of ecumenical dialogue, to steer the reader towards significant questions, and to emphasize why ecumenism is so vital for the church.” – Theological Book Review “Overall, this is a rare book of academic acumen and pastoral relevance.”.

If indeed this is the "Age of Ecumenism," then Fr. Dupuis' book should become the vademecum of all missionaries and apostles, all who would take Christ to pagans and non&#;Christians. A message to those of you who, like me, are/were reluctant to purchase this book after you noticed that the publisher was the infamous Orbis, the publishing Cited by:   Towards a Theology of Interreligious Hospitality on religious plurality that assumes that one cannot engage seriously in interreligious dialogue without a sound theology of religions.

In this book Marianne Moyaert critically assesses the various models for a Christian theology of religions (exclusivism, inclusivism, pluralism, particularism. He is editor of The Pastoral Review and his publications include New Religious Movements in the Catholic Church (Burns &Oates, ) and Contemporary Catholic Theology: A Reader (Continuum, ).

Liam Gearon is Lecturer in Religious Education at the University of Oxford, UK, and is Senior Research Fellowship at Harris Manchester College.

Towards a Theology of Contemporary Ecumenism () presents some of this work. In India, Thomas served as associate, then director, of the Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society from until his retirement in Decree on Ecumenism (Redintegratio Unitas), Second Vatican Council, 86 “The Holy Spirit and the Catholicity of the Church,” Report of Section I, Fourth Assembly of the World Council of Churches, Uppsala, 90 Johannes Willebrands, “Moving towards a Typology of Churches,” from Called to Full Unity, 93 TO Ecumenism: Principles and Practice 4 Purdy, W.

The Search for Unity: Relations between the Anglican and Roman Catholic Church from the s to the s, London: Geoffrey Chapman, Rouse, R. & S.C. Neill, (ed.), A History of the Ecumenical Movement,London: SPCK Obviously a rather old study, but interesting both for the breadth of.

About Ecumenism: A Guide for the Perplexed. Ecumenism: A Guide for the Perplexed is a comprehensive introduction to the methods, achievements, and future prospects of the modern ecumenical movement. The authors begin the volume by charting out a serviceable definition of ecumenism, a term that has long been a source of confusion for students of theology and.

moments and modern-liberal-academic moments within an other-wise ecumenical theology as well as ecumenical moments within the other two types, and so forth.

Nor are these types necessarily exhaustive as though other schemes of classification were somehow superfluous. Enclave theology is perhaps best thought of as the shadow side of dogmatic. Towards an Integrated Theology of Ministry within Contemporary Catholicism.

In Theologies of Ministry North and South. Ross, Susan, Murray, Paul D. & Bingemer, Maria Clara London: SCM Press. Concilium International Murray, Paul D. Preface. In Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary.

Definition. Ecumenism, from the Greek word “oikoumene”, meaning “the whole inhabited world” (cf. Acts ; Mt ; Heb ), is the promotion of cooperation and unity among Union of Christendom is a traditional Catholic view of ecumenism; the view is that every Christian church is destined to return to the unity which it has broken.

This book answers these questions and examines the remarkable story of new encounters between Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Anglican, Old Catholic, and most Protestant churches. Most of these churches have been divided for centuries over issues of theology, faith, and practice. Ecumenism seeks to reconcile these differences and to bring the Reviews: 1.

Completely new chapters on spirituality, pastoral theology, philosophical theology, postcolonial biblical interpretation, Pentecostal theology, Islam and Christian theology, Buddhism and Christian theology, and theology and film. As in previous editions, the text opens with a full introduction to modern theology.

The history of ecumenism. While unity is given in Christ, two diametric forces appear in the history of the church: one is the tendency toward sectarianism and division; the other is the conviction toward catholicity and unity.

Ecumenism represents the struggle between them. Some of the schisms were theological conflicts foreshadowed in the apostolic church; others were.

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Ecumenism: A Guide for the Perplexed is a comprehensive introduction to the methods, achievements, and future prospects of the modern ecumenical movement.

The authors begin the volume by charting out a serviceable definition of ecumenism, a term that has long been a source of confusion for students of theology and church history. They review the chronology of the modern. BOOKS. BOOKS Catalog Manuscripts.

ABOUT ORI; TOWARDS A NEW ECUMENISM. by Christos Yannaras. Today we need a new ecumenism, an ecumenism which will not have as its goal a "dialogue" between traditions and confessions, but rather will manifest a new "coming together" through the encounter of people of any and every tradition and confession.

But he says nothing new. He adds nothing new to theology. There's nothing wrong with being a describer. Nothing wrong with passing on what other scholars have said. But listing a Bart Ehrman's book (or a Spong book) as essential theology reading is like listing a Dan Brown book as essential fiction reading.

Popular does equal significant. Examples include Ecumenism and Hermeneutics, 44 edited by Anton Houtepen, and his own The Living Tradition: Towards an Ecumenical Hermeneutics of the Christian Tradition; 45 One Faith: Biblical and Patristic Contributions towards Understanding Unity in Faith, by William Henn, 46 and The Language of Unity in the Letter to the Ephesians and in.The modern ecumenical movement often goes beyond uniting Christians and seeks to connect Protestants, Catholics, and non-Christian religions.

Modern ecumenical leaders promote "interfaith dialogue" with Mormons, Islamists, Hindus, Buddhists, Wiccans, Universalists, and a variety of New Age belief systems.

: Toward a Pneumatological Theology: Pentecostal and Ecumenical Perspectives on Ecclesiology, Soteriology, and Theology of Mission (): Veli-Matti Karkkainen, Amos Yong: BooksCited by: