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Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement, 2nd ed.
Lossky, Nicholas, Jose Miguez Bonino, John Pobee, Thomas F. Stransky, Geoffrey Wainwright, and Pauline Webb, eds.
WCC Publications, 2003
ISBN: 978-2-8254-1354-8


The long-awaited revised and expanded second edition of the "Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement" has been published. Produced by the World Council of Churches (WCC), this volume is an essential tool for study and research on the movement and for passing the ecumenical memory on to a new generation ...

This second edition maintains the accuracy, objectivity and wide range of the first edition, and takes account of the major changes that have taken place in the world, and the life of the churches, during the decade since it first appeared. Readers will thus find new articles on subjects like "economic globalization", "ethnic conflict", "religious roots of violence"', as well as "Pentecostal-Reformed dialogue", "Baptist-Orthodox relations"', and "theology of religions", among many others ...

Sample articles:
Authority. Author: Bernard Sesboüé
Dialogue, interfaith. Author: S. Wesley Ariarajah
Duprey, Pierre. Author: Thomas Stransky
Eastern Orthodoxy. Author: Nicholas Lossky
Historic Peace Churches. Authors: Sara Speicher and Donald F. Durnbaugh
Interchurch Aid. Author: Michael H. Taylor
Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation. Author: D. Preman Niles
Ordination of Women. Author: Mary Tanner
Roman Catholic Church. Author: Richard P. McBrien
World Alliance of Reformed Churches. Author: Páraic Réamonn
Worship in the Ecumenical Movement. Author: Teresa Berger