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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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Inspirations for an “economy of life” in The Ecumenical Review

The possibility of a new economic framework is the chief focus of the newly published issue of The Ecumenical Review. Informed by years of ecumenical work on the relationship of poverty, wealth and ecology (including the proposal for a “greed line”), the 14 contributors offer an array of insights from specific contexts and religious standpoints – Dalits, South Africans, Latin Americans, Indigenous spirituality, feminist theology and non-Christian religions – into the values and structures that can create an “economy of life” for all.

WCC Annual Review 2014

WCC Annual Review 2014

The 2014 Annual Review of the World Council of Churches, now published and posted online, reports on the 2014 activities and projects of the council.

Christianity in China is examined by The Ecumenical Review

Christianity in China is examined by The Ecumenical Review

“Christianity in China” forms the theme of 14 articles published in the March 2015 issue of The Ecumenical Review, a quarterly journal of the WCC. According to guest editors Xiao Ping Sun and Dietrich Werner, “Although early issues of The Ecumenical Review devoted some attention to the developments in Chinese Christianity and the need for better understanding and dialogue, in recent years the journal has published few articles” describing expressions of faith in China.

Panel revisits Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s ecumenical legacy

Panel revisits Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s ecumenical legacy

The life and works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer were revisited by three historians in a panel held by the WCC.

Current Dialogue Magazine addresses thorny inter-religious issues

Current Dialogue Magazine addresses thorny inter-religious issues

The newly published issue of Current Dialogue is now available online. Along with key documents from the WCC 10th Assembly, the issue includes several strong pieces addressing some thorny issues in contemporary inter-religious encounter and dialogue, including the recent Malaysian prohibition of Christian use of the name Allah for God, the relationship of ecumenism and inter-religious dialogue, the particular difficulties in dialogue among the Abrahamic traditions, and the limits of dialogue itself.

Christian ministries of service form theme of the Ecumenical Review

Christian ministries of service form theme of the Ecumenical Review

“Diakonia”, or the service ministry of the church, provides the theme for the October 2014 issue of a quarterly journal published by the WCC with Wiley Blackwell of Oxford.

Ecumenical Review features “pilgrimage of justice and peace”

Ecumenical Review features “pilgrimage of justice and peace”

“The Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace,” a conceptual framework for the future work of the WCC, receives critical elaboration and reflection in the latest issue of the WCC quarterly journal, The Ecumenical Review.

New days, new ways for mission and evangelism

New days, new ways for mission and evangelism

A wealth of substantive engagements with and responses to contemporary trends in the theology and practice of mission and evangelism are featured in the newest issue of International Review of Mission.

Ecumenical Review highlights global context of contemporary theology

Ecumenical Review highlights global context of contemporary theology

The March 2014 issue of The Ecumenical Review features reflections on the global context of ecumenical theology from leading theological scholars and students who participated in classes, research and ecumenical events in Busan and Seoul, Republic of Korea, in the fall of 2013.

First fruits of 10th Assembly are published

First fruits of 10th Assembly are published

Chief contributions and highlights of the WCC 10th Assembly are available in the newest issue of The Ecumenical Review, a quarterly journal of the WCC.