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Title The ecumenical future : background papers for In one body through the Cross : the Princeton proposal for Christian unity / edited by Carl E. Braaten and Robert W. Jenson.
Imprint Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Pub., [2004]

Subject Ecumenical movement.
Alt Name Braaten, Carl E., 1929-
Jenson, Robert W.
Root, Michael, 1951-
Center for Catholic and Evangelical Theology.
Description viii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A survey of ecumenical reflections about unity / William G. Rusch -- The global structures of ecumenism / Geoffrey Wainwright -- The ecclesial context of ecumenical reception : a case study / David S. Yeago -- The debilitation of the churches / R.R. Reno -- Rebuilding the structure of love : the quest for visible unity among the churches / Brian E. Daley, S.J. -- Essential unity and lived communion : the interrelation of the unity we have and unity we seek / Michael Root -- Issues and perspectives in Roman Catholic ecclesiology today / Susan K. Wood -- The possible contribution of papal authority to church unity : an Anglican/Episcopal perspective / J. Robert Wright -- The one true church : thoughts concerning an ecumenical conundrum / John H. Erickson -- The crisis of Orthodox ecclesiology / Vigen Guroian -- Ecumenism and the rocky road to renewal / William J. Abraham -- Agents of unity : problems and prospects for a broadened ecumenical participation / P. Mark Achtemeier -- Speaking for the Spirit in time of division / Telford Work -- "It has seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us" : mission and ecumenism in the power of the Holy Spirit / Lois Malcolm.
ISBN 0802826717 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 55616612
Table of Contents
 A Survey of Ecumenical Reflection about Unity / William G. Rusch1
 The Global Structures of Ecumenism / Geoffrey Wainwright11
 The Ecclesial Context of Ecumenical Reception: A Case Study / David S. Yeago29
 The Debilitation of the Churches / R. R. Reno46
 Rebuilding the Structure of Love: The Quest for Visible Unity among the Churches / Brian E. Daley73
 Essential Unity and Lived Communion: The Interrelation of the Unity We Have and the Unity We Seek / Michael Root106
 Issues and Perspectives in Roman Catholic Ecclesiology Today / Susan K. Wood126
 The Possible Contribution of Papal Authority to Church Unity: An Anglican/Episcopalian Perspective / J. Robert Wright138
 The One True Church: Thoughts concerning an Ecumenical Conundrum / John H. Erickson145
 The Crisis of Orthodox Ecclesiology / Vigen Guroian162
 Ecumenism and the Rocky Road to Renewal / William J. Abraham176
 Agents of Unity: Problems and Prospects for a Broadened Ecumenical Participation / P. Mark Achtemeier188
 Speaking for the Spirit in the Time of Division / Telford Work198
 "It Has Seemed Good to the Holy Spirit and to Us": Mission and Ecumenism in the Power of the Holy Spirit / Lois Malcolm218

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