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Ecumenical Review marks 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches

Ecumenical Review marks 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches

Under the title, “Walking Together, Serving Justice and Peace,” the latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the WCC, commemorates the WCC’s 70th anniversary by publishing an article, address, or book chapter by each of the WCC's seven general secretaries since 1948.

WCC seeks articles from younger theologians to mark 70th anniversary

WCC seeks articles from younger theologians to mark 70th anniversary

Students of theology, younger theologians and early career researchers are being invited to bring their perspectives and insights to the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in a special issue in October 2018 of the WCC’s quarterly journal, The Ecumenical Review.

Konrad Raiser shares ecumenical journey of transformation

Konrad Raiser shares ecumenical journey of transformation

Rev. Dr Konrad Raiser has been on an ecumenical journey for most of his adult life, which spans 80 years. The former WCC general secretary relates some of this pilgrimage in his newest publication, “The Challenge of Transformation: An Ecumenical Journey.” On 5 February, shortly after Raiser’s birthday, ecumenical experts from different generations, confessions and continents met in Geneva to discuss the newest publication by the man who led the WCC from 1993 to 2003.

Ecumenical Review focuses on contemporary ecumenical challenges in Asia

Ecumenical Review focuses on contemporary ecumenical challenges in Asia

It is time to revitalize the Asian ecumenical movement to respond to contemporary realities in Asia, according to Mathews George Chunakara, general secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia, in the article that opens the latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the WCC.

Ecumenical Review traces religious perspectives on climate change in Africa

Ecumenical Review traces religious perspectives on climate change in Africa

Many scholars have contributed to ongoing reflection on climate change in Africa, but relatively few voices have addressed the interface between religion and climate from within the African context, according to the guest editors of the latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly of the World Council of Churches.

Noted ecumenist Keith Clements publishes memoir: Look Back in Hope – An Ecumenical Life

Noted ecumenist Keith Clements publishes memoir: Look Back in Hope – An Ecumenical Life

A memoir by noted ecumenist, Keith Clements, was launched Monday, 25 September at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva. The event celebrating the publication of Look Back in Hope: An Ecumenical Life featured an address by Clements followed by a panel discussion on the theme of the importance of history and biography for the formation of a new generation of ecumenists.

Missional formation for new contexts

Missional formation for new contexts

How can seminaries, mission agencies, and theological schools teach mission in an age of such vast turmoil and change? How can the newer, post-colonial paradigms of mission--especially "mission from the margins"--be built into curricula and begin to form the aims, attitudes, and practices of mission everywhere?

”Walking, working and praying together” - WCC publishes its Annual Review 2016

”Walking, working and praying together” - WCC publishes its Annual Review 2016

"Ecumenical work is not nostalgia nor superficial use of metaphors. It is the hard work we do in mutual accountability to one another,” says WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit in his introduction to the WCC Annual Review 2016, which is now available in print and digital form online.

Ecumenical Review focuses on role of religion in development

Ecumenical Review focuses on role of religion in development

International organizations are increasingly looking to develop partnerships with faith-based organizations to promote development objectives, according to a special issue of The Ecumenical Review presented at a World Council of Churches’ (WCC) meeting in Geneva.

Ecumenical Review discusses Pope Francis’s contribution to ecumenical dialogue

Ecumenical Review discusses Pope Francis’s contribution to ecumenical dialogue

As Pope Francis marks the fourth anniversary of his election, the latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the WCC, opens with an article discussing the ecumenical gestures that have marked his pontificate, one of the most striking being his presence at the joint Catholic–Lutheran Reformation commemoration in Lund in 2016.