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Ecumenism - Christian Denominations
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Part of Ecumenism:

1. Ecumenical Movement

2. Movements for Church Union

3. Catholic Ecumenism

4. Ecumenical Theology

5. Christian-Jewish Dialogue

6. Christian Denominations:

A. Study of Christian Denominations

1. It is the primary task of the study of denominations today to describe the contemporary scene, but it must also call on history insofar as it is the key to the understanding of the present.

The beginnings of such systematic study are found very early in the Church, e.g., in the Panarion of Epiphanius an…

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Eduard Stakemeier and Ansgar Ablbrecht, “Ecumenism - Christian Denominations”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 04 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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