Articles on "Ecumenical Relations"
An Ecumenical and Inter-faith Impact
by W. Bruce Benson
Experiences abroad and at home are broadening a respect for persons of different traditions and faiths.
The Historic Episcopate: An Episcopalian Viewpoint
by J. Robert Wright
J. Robert Wright, an Episcopalian and one of the authors of the Concordat, defines the historic episcopacy, and provides insights into cultural, theological, and missional issues which Lutherans are raising.
by Gracia Grindal
What will happen to the practice of lay presidency after we are in final full communion with the ECUSA?
A Reverse Pilgrimage
by Lisa M. Simonsen
How religious leaders from the university and community joined together to host two Taizé monks from France to lead nine days of ecumenical prayers for peace in Minnesota.
Seeking a Genuine Historic Succession
by Allan E. Johnson
A genuine succession will never be the "possession" of a single community. The Episcopal Church does not represent it. Neither does Rome, the East, nor we Lutherans. But it can be a goal for all of us.
by Maureen Stein
A desire to bring more security to their town's children, as well as share the gospel of Jesus to many who have no worship home, led four ecumenical neighbors to a vibrant after-school ministry in a small town in rural Illinois.
Surprised by the Child
by Jack Kintner
A building scheduling snafu brings some Washington State islanders of different Christian traditions together to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Useful and Substantive Contribution
by Richard E. Koenig
Wright's article is clear, comprehensive, and cogent in its understanding of the historic episcopacy.