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Mission and people with disabilities

How much is the mission of the church related to people with disabilities? These days we talk a lot about inclusive societies and churches. But, have we arrived there? Are our societies and churches taking seriously the problems and challenges that people with disabilities face on a daily basis? People with disabilities find themselves quite often at the margins of the societies and even of the churches.

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?”.

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.

Konrad Raiser comparte su camino ecuménico de transformación

El Rev. Dr. Konrad Raiser, de 80 años, ha recorrido un camino ecuménico durante la mayor parte de su vida adulta. El ex secretario general del CMI relata una parte de esta peregrinación en su publicación más reciente, “The Challenge of Transformation: An Ecumenical Journey”. El 5 de febrero, poco después del cumpleaños de Raiser, expertos ecuménicos de diferentes generaciones, confesiones y continentes se reunieron en Ginebra para hablar de la nueva publicación.

La obra del Espíritu y del discipulado en la misión cristiana

En la última edición de la revista internacional sobre misión International Review of Mission, una docena de autores de distintos contextos regionales y confesionales exploran el tema de la próxima Conferencia Mundial sobre Misión, que tendrá lugar en Arusha (Tanzania), del 8 al 13 de marzo de 2018.

Roots of religion and violence in the Middle East are explored in Ecumenical Review

The latest edition of the quarterly WCC journal features a discussion of the roots of religion and violence in the Middle East. Five presentations drawn from three WCC-sponsored conferences of recent years explore aspects of the religious concepts of “promised land,” the “theology of land” and how to go about “reading the Hebrew Bible in solidarity with the Palestinian people.”

Ecumenical Review stresses the state of the churches, ethics and theology in Africa

“Ecclesiology and Ethics in Africa” is the theme of the latest issue of The Ecumenical Review, the quarterly journal of the World Council of Churches (WCC). The content includes principal presentations made at a June 2015 conference on Ecclesiology and Ethics: the State of Ecumenical Theology in Africa, held at the University of Western Cape in South Africa.