Pathways for Ecclesial Dialogue in the Twenty-First Century

Revisiting Ecumenical Method

  • Editors
  • Mark D. Chapman
  • Miriam Haar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

    1. Mark D. Chapman, Miriam Haar
      Pages 1-8
  3. Method and Ecclesial Dialogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Dagmar Heller
      Pages 11-19
    3. Dennis M. Doyle
      Pages 21-27
    4. C. Pierson Shaw
      Pages 29-42
    5. Jelle Creemers
      Pages 43-55
  4. History and Ecclesial Dialogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. John W. de Gruchy
      Pages 59-68
  5. Ministry, Authority, and Ecclesial Dialogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Elieser Valentin
      Pages 85-99
    3. Craig S. Hendrickson
      Pages 101-114
  6. Dialogue, Context, and Praxis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Brianne Jacobs
      Pages 117-131
    3. Viju Wilson
      Pages 133-145
    4. Daniela Del Gaudio
      Pages 147-163
    5. Thaddée Barnas
      Pages 165-178
  7. The Future of Ecclesial Dialogue

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 211-217

About this book


This volume identifies a myriad of obstacles standing in the way of dialogue both within churches and between churches and then move on to discuss how these obstacles might be dissolved or circumvented. The contributors explore all the ways through which ecclesial dialogue can be re-energized and adapted for a new century.


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