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Transdenominational Movements
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When persons of differing denominations or traditions follow a specific form of Christian faith and life and develop that form in such a way that, irrespective of their church allegiance, they are at one, a transdenominational movement has come into being. It is to be noted that the modern ecumenical movement is by definition a movement of churches, not of individual persons, and hence does not qualify as a transdenominational movement (Ecumenism, Ecumenical Movement). The reason for the growth and persistence of these movements is often the sense that there are seri…

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Meyer, Harding and Hjelm, Norman A., “Transdenominational Movements”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_T.76>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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