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Document Guidelines for Sharing
"Guidelines for sharing", in Sharing for Life, the report of the El Escorial consultation. 1987
Located in Resources / / Justice, diakonia and responsibility for creation / Ecumenical solidarity and regional relations
Document Congo elections
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Messages and letters
Document Interrogating and Redefining Power - A theological consultation
If violence is an exercise of power over the powerless or a retaliation to such, what makes power prone to abuse? Why do people not only fear but also aspire for sources of violent power? Why do some religious traditions view violence as a divine attribute? How is power understood and exercised within our churches? What biblical and theological resources do we have to offer in the search for responsible new ways of understanding and exercising power? Interrogating and redefining power is crucial to our attempts to overcome violence.
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Theological reflection on peace
Document Interrogating and Redefining Power - Consultation of Younger Theologians from the South
Taking place in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in February 2004, its purpose was to explore these theologians' distinct perspectives on power as people whose theology is shaped in contexts of intense struggles for life, justice and liberation.
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Theological reflection on peace
Document Reflections on the international use of power by the United States government
This paper was prepared in response to the US DOV Committee's invitation to members of US churches to select one of the four themes of the Decade and to reflect on it.
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Theological reflection on peace
Document Sermon at Chaoyang Church, Beijing
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Document Ecumenism in the 21st century
Lecture at Nanjing Union Theological Seminary, on 17 November 2006, by Rev. Dr Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches.
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Document Report of the XLIV Meeting of the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Commission on International Affairs - Policy
Document Guide For Reflection: Beyond 11 September: Implications for US Churches and the World
Located in Resources / / Peace and disarmament / Peace concerns
Document The rule of tyranny and the Reign of God
A Christmas reflection by Bishop Duleep de Chickera, a member of the WCC's Commission of the Churches on International Affairs.
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