But is this really the kind of level playing field that encourages ecumenism?
This new document does not attempt to change the teaching of the Catholic Church regarding ecumenism.
I do find it curious when people talk of ecumenism to mean ecumenism with other episcopal churches alone.
What has ecumenism to contribute to contemporary debates on racism, globalization, justice, peace, and gender issues?
Let me say right away, before we enter into these verses, that the Bible does not aspire or teach false ecumenism.
So local ecumenism is alive in many places but the National Instruments are still viewed in many quarters with suspicion and doubt.
This has been the legacy of evangelical ecumenism which wants to re- embrace orthodoxy and Catholicism and everybody else.
This structure was more internationalist, reflecting greater ecumenism and church independence, and the end of Western dominance in the mission field.
Indeed the FIEC desires to encourage that kind of true and biblical ecumenism.
modern ecumenism got off on the wrong theological footing and the crisis now provoked by Dominus Jesus is the inevitable consequence of this.
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