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Mary Tanner

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Oct 2017
This chapter traces the Anglican commitment to, and involvement in, the ecumenical movement from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, particularly as reflected in resolutions of ... More


Steven R. Harmon

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Nov 2017
While the Baptist tradition has not always been associated with ecumenical engagement in the minds of its observers or of Baptists themselves, this chapter highlights the overt and implicit ... More

Charismatic Renewal  

Maranda Hassett

Print publication date:
Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter discusses charismatic renewal within Anglicanism. It begins with a brief description of charismatic Christian spirituality and its roots. The charismatic renewal movements of ... More


William G. Rusch

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Jun 2017
This chapter describes how Lutheranism has viewed, responded to, and contributed to the ecumenical movement. It defines the nature of Lutheranism and the ecumenical movement. It traces the ... More


David M. Chapman

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Apr 2017
The chapter investigates the ways in which Methodism, both globally and nationally, has viewed ecumenism theoretically and practically, responded to its challenges and opportunities, and ... More

Pentecostal and Charismatic  

Telford Work

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Jun 2019
Accounts of Pentecostal ecumenism tend to take two basic shapes. In one, the story of Pentecostal and charismatic ecumenism is subsumed into the wider course of twentieth-century ecumenism, ... More


Joseph D. Small

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Jun 2018
This chapter explores the ecumenical paradox found at the heart of the Reformed tradition: outward commitment to ecclesial unity coupled with internal fragmentation. Both sides of the ... More

United and Uniting Churches  

James Haire

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Mar 2017
United and uniting churches have made a very significant contribution to the ecumenical movement. In seeking to assess that contribution, the chapter first defines what these churches are, ... More