Under construction --- far from complete! Read with caution.
- "True" Ecumenism according to Orthodox authors:
Fr. Emmanuel Clapsis:
The Boundaries of the Church, (1990).
Reviews the positions of some major Orthodox
theologians of the XX Century.
From The Greek Orthodox Theological Review,
XXXV, 113 (1990).
--- Orthodox News
- Fr. Georges Florovsky et al.:
La Sainte Église Universelle --
Neuchatel: Delachaux & Niestlé, 1948.
Fr. Alexander Schmemann:
Ecclesiological Notes, (1967).
SVS Quart. (11):35.
A sophisticated discussion of the cosmic and
sacramental character of the Church.
Towards a New Ecumenism,
More than that, an expression of an entire philosophy of Christian
life. From Sourozh, LXX (1997), (translated from French version in
Contacts, CLXXIX, 202 (1996)).
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- Some non-Orthodox perspectives:
- M. J. Congar, O.P.:
Divided Christendom: A Catholic Study of the
Problem of Reunion,
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1939.
- Attempts at reunion before 1900:
- Jacques Desseaux:
Twenty Centuries of Ecumenism, (1983).
Ramsey, N.J.: Paulist, 1984.
- Francis M. Rogers:
The Quest for Eastern Christians --
Travels and Rumor in the Age of Discovery, (1962).
University of Minnesota, 1962.
- The "Ecumenical Movement": a very divisive issue in
Orthodoxy since about 1900. Some Orthodox condemn all "ecumenical"
contacts and speak of an "heresy of ecumenism". Others, however,
participate (with varying degrees of reservation) in interreligious
dialogue, and consider this an important form of evangelism.
Offline sources in particular are likely
to support the ecumenical movement unless otherwise indicated.
Nashville: Abingdon, 1960.
See especially Chapter 5, on Abp.
Germanos of Thyateira.
- Stephen C. Neill:
Brothers of the Faith, (1960).
- R. Rouse et al., eds.:
A History of the Ecumenical Movement, (1970).
Philadelphia: Westminster, 1968-70.
The World Council of Churches:
Some anti-Ecumenist Orthodox writers:
Some Orthodox who participated in post-1850 ecumenical dialogue:
Fr. G. Florovsky;
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