Download PDF by Owen F. Cummings,Seymour Baker House: One Body in Christ: Ecumenical Snapshots

By Owen F. Cummings,Seymour Baker House

ISBN-10: 1498202152

ISBN-13: 9781498202152

ISBN-10: 1498226655

ISBN-13: 9781498226653

Many consider that paintings for Christian harmony or ecumenism isn't really specifically pressing or vital within the complexities of our modern international. such a lot of diversified concerns call for the eye of dedicated Christians--for instance, responding to international crises during which individuals are soreness, constructing powerful ethical stands on a number of ethical difficulties and demanding situations, and so on. Such concerns needs to stay of significant value to Christians. notwithstanding, Christians shape the only physique of Christ. If that physique keeps to stay divided and fragmented, missing in harmony, harmony, and concord, then Christian witness might be singularly lowered. This ebook makes an attempt to illustrate the significance of Christian unity/ecumenism by way of vital contributions of person theologians and critical texts/events, customarily of the 20 th century. using this e-book will help theologians and pastors urge ahead the perform of ecumenism in order that in God's time divided Christians may well all be one.

"How do different Christian traditions comprehend the church? Owen Cummings's worthwhile little booklet brings jointly ecumenical 'snapshots' from Anglican, Catholic, Methodist, and Presbyterian views. the result's an invaluable step towards ecclesial reconciliation."
--Thomas P. Rausch, T. Marie Chilton Professor of Catholic Theology, Loyola Marymount collage, la, CA

"Far greater than the sequence of 'ecumenical snapshots' that Cummings claims, his publication deals a powerful and fascinating dialogue of the lasting value of ecumenism in sleek Christian suggestion. Tracing displays of the significance and chance of ecumenism from John Wesley via Vatican II to modern theologians, the e-book bargains a hopeful photo of the previous and way forward for a united church. One physique in Christ is key (and stress-free) examining for all these involved for the way forward for Christianity."
--Gary Macy, John Nobili SJ Professor of Theology, Santa Clara college, Santa Clara, CA

"This e-book is a gem. Owen Cummings is a well informed, skilled theologian and an excellent communicator. He has selected 8 tremendous texts during which Christians from diversified traditions make profound issues, and he attracts out their relevance to the church buildings this day as they relate to one another and to the twenty-first-century international. via all of it he manages to mix knowledge with a keenness for the cohesion of the church in love and fact. the belief bargains a few first-class useful feedback for utilizing the ebook and the texts it talks approximately to assist in attaining that unity."
--David F. Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity, college of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Owen F. Cummings is educational Dean and Regents' Professor of Theology at Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon. he's the writer of 16 books and plenty of articles in theological and pastoral journals. he's additionally a Roman Catholic everlasting deacon of the Diocese of Salt Lake City.

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