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Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning
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Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Paul Murray

Abstract

This book has a fresh strategy for looking at ecumenical engagement — ‘Receptive Ecumenism’ — that is fitted to the challenges of the contemporary context and has already been internationally recognised as making a distinctive and important new contribution to ecumenical thought and practice. Beyond this, the book tests and illustrates this proposal by examining what Roman Catholicism in particular might fruitfully learn from its ecumenical others. Challenging the tendency for ecumenical studies to ask, whether explicitly or implicitly, ‘What do our others need to learn from us?’, this book pr ... More

Keywords: ecumenical engagement, Roman Catholicism, ecumenical others, shared mission, Gospel

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199216451
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Murray, editor
Lecturer, Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University
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Contents

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PART I Vision and Principles

PART II RECEPTIVE ECUMENICAL LEARNING THROUGH CATHOLIC DIALOGUE

PART III RECEPTIVE ECUMENISM AND CATHOLIC CHURCH ORDER

PART IV THE PRAGMATICS OF RECEPTIVE ECUMENICAL LEARNING

PART V RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT