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Ecumenical Dialogue
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In a broad sense “ecumenical dialogue” may denote any conversation between different churches and Christians that promotes fellowship with each other or common understanding of Christian responsibility to the world. In the customary narrower sense the phrase refers to discussions held primarily by official representatives of two or more churches on controversial theological issues with the goal of …

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Meyer, Harding, “Ecumenical Dialogue”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 11 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_E83>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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