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Document Church and World: The Unity of the Church and the Renewal of Human Community
This text (Faith and Order Paper no. 151), the result of Faith and Order's study on The Unity of the Church and the Renewal of Human Community, explores the relation between the church's unity and its mission and prophetic witness in the world.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / VI. Church and World: Unity and the life of the Church in the World
Document Costly Commitment
This text is the fruit of the joint study programme on Ecclesiology and Ethics conducted by Faith and Order and the WCC's Justice, Peace and Creation team. The results of meetings in Rønde, Denmark; Jerusalem, Israel; and Johannesburg, South Africa, they explore how the churches are called to be a community of ethical reflection - and engagement - in today's world.
Located in Resources / / VI. Church and World: Unity and the life of the Church in the World / Ecclesiology and Ethics
Document Costly Obedience
This text is the fruit of the joint study programme on Ecclesiology and Ethics conducted by Faith and Order and the WCC's Justice, Peace and Creation team. The results of meetings in Rønde, Denmark; Jerusalem, Israel; and Johannesburg, South Africa, they explore how the churches are called to be a community of ethical reflection - and engagement - in today's world.
Located in Resources / / VI. Church and World: Unity and the life of the Church in the World / Ecclesiology and Ethics
Document Costly Unity
This text is the fruit of the joint study programme on Ecclesiology and Ethics conducted by Faith and Order and the WCC's Justice, Peace and Creation team. The results of meetings in Rønde, Denmark; Jerusalem, Israel; and Johannesburg, South Africa, they explore how the churches are called to be a community of ethical reflection - and engagement - in today's world.
Located in Resources / / VI. Church and World: Unity and the life of the Church in the World / Ecclesiology and Ethics
Document CWME/F&O consultation on mission and ecclesiology
Communique from a joint consultation on mission and ecclesiology of the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) and the Commission on Faith and Order (F&O).
Located in Resources / / WCC commissions and working groups / Mission and evangelism
Document Director's report
Report of the WCC director of Faith and Order Canon Dr John Gibaut
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Faith and Order Plenary Commission meeting in Crete 2009
Document Ditchingham report (Faith and Order)
Located in Resources / / Special Commission on participation of Orthodox churches / Sub-committee II: Style & ethos of our life together
Document F&O: a perspective from the Caribbean
Rev. Callam of the Jamaica Baptist Union presents the development of Faith and Order and assesses the appeal and reception of Faith and Order texts in the "two-thirds world".
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / XII. Essays
Document Faith and Order agenda and the African region
David K. Yemba, current moderator of the Faith and Order Commission and Dean of the Africa University in Mutare, Zimbabwe, discusses the content and reception of Faith and Order work in Africa, and the effect of African churches on the ecumenical movement in general.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / XII. Essays
Document Faith and Order on women's ordination
Located in Resources / / Special Commission on participation of Orthodox churches / Sub-committee II: Style & ethos of our life together