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WCC Publications is the book publishing programme of the World Council of Churches. It facilitates global Christianity’s “alternative voice” and enhances the larger visibility and cultural presence of the ecumenical movement.

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New issue: International Review of Mission

New issue: International Review of Mission

The latest issue of the International Review of Mission, the biannual journal of the WCC contains a selection of articles which were on the one hand given as key lectures at the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha from 8-13 March 2018 and on the other hand articles from Missiologists from all over the world, including Catholic, Pentecostal, Protestant and Orthodox voices, asking about “Mission quo vadis after Arusha?”.

The American Academy of Religion stimulates WCC publishing plans

The American Academy of Religion stimulates WCC publishing plans

A large-scale gathering of religious scholars, publishers, and librarians in the United States has yielded promising new ideas for the publications programme of the World Council of Churches (WCC) over the next few years.

Younger theologians mark WCC 70th anniversary in The Ecumenical Review

Younger theologians mark WCC 70th anniversary in The Ecumenical Review

The latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the World Council of Churches, contains a selection of articles received in response to a call for contributions by younger theologians and researchers to mark the WCC’s 70th anniversary.

United Bible Societies and the WCC offer new insights on the Bible in Christian traditions

United Bible Societies and the WCC offer new insights on the Bible in Christian traditions

United Bible Societies (UBS) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) have released a joint publication entitled Your Word Is Truth: The Bible in Ten Christian Traditions. The book is a collection of essays by theologians and historians on how the Bible is used and understood in various traditions.

The year that shook the world: 1968 in retrospect

The year that shook the world: 1968 in retrospect

1968 – that pivotal year in politics, popular culture, and geopolitical turmoil, also ushered in a new era for the worldwide ecumenical movement and the WCC.

An ecumenical pioneer’s book re-launched in English

An ecumenical pioneer’s book re-launched in English

In 1984 a pastor from Uruguay became the first Latin American to be elected as general secretary of the WCC. The late Emilio Castro (1927 - 2013) left an unmatched legacy of passionate ecumenism behind him. His book “Pasion y compromise con el Reino de Dios”, first published in 2007, has now been translated into English and released in an edited version.

Latest issue of International Review of Mission focuses on Pentecostal mission theology

Latest issue of International Review of Mission focuses on Pentecostal mission theology

Under the title “Pentecostal Mission Theology,” the latest issue of the World Council of Churches’ journal International Review of Mission offers contributions from Pentecostal perspectives on mission in various contexts.

New book launched to mark WCC’s 70th anniversary

New book launched to mark WCC’s 70th anniversary

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has published a book by British ecumenist Rev. Dr Donald W. Norwood presenting the story of the global church network since its creation in 1948. Pilgrimage of Faith: Introducing the World Council of Churches offers a lively and informative historical sketch of the organization and is a key resource to mark WCC’s 70th anniversary.

WCC publication addresses ecumenical pilgrimages for justice and peace

WCC publication addresses ecumenical pilgrimages for justice and peace

A book published this month by the World Council of Churches (WCC) offers reflections by Christians about what it means to be involved in efforts to contribute to peace and justice initiatives in their home context.

Special online issue of The Ecumenical Review focuses on World Council of Churches–Roman Catholic relations

Special online issue of The Ecumenical Review focuses on World Council of Churches–Roman Catholic relations

To mark the visit of Pope Francis to the WCC on 21 June, a special online “Virtual Issue” of the WCC’s quarterly journal, The Ecumenical Review, is offering a set of articles about relationships between the WCC and the Roman Catholic Church.