Does Ecumenism Have a Future?

Walter Sundberg

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1998

Issue: Ecumenism and Mission (Vol. 18, No 2, Spring, 1998)

The twin assumptions that the Christian church is in decline and that an episcopal form of organizational unity is imperative for its future are both false. The future of ecumenism lies in boldly proclaiming the truth held by the churches in common and candidly admitting the differences that separate them. A model of this approach is the document "Evangelicals and Catholics Together."

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