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World Council of Churches

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The ‘fellowship of Churches which accept our Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour’, formally constituted at Amsterdam in 1948. The organization arose from the fusion of two earlier...

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World Council of Churches

Graham Maddox.

in Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional Political Studies. 589 words.

The World Council of Churches is a globalised organisation formed from two previously existing Christian bodies, the Life and Work

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World Council of Churches

Martin E. Marty.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1325 words.

The World Council of Churches (WCC), an organization foreseen at a conference in 1910 and constituted at an

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World Council of Churches

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The ‘fellowship of Churches which accept our Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour’, formally constituted at Amsterdam in 1948. The organization arose from the fusion of two earlier...

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World Council of Churches

Dagmar Heller.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Comparative Religion. 4274 words.

This chapter describes the World Council of Churches (WCC) from different angles, beginning with the description of it as ‘a fellowship of churches’ in its Basis, its purpose being to help...

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World Council of Churches and Ecumenical Thought

Heidi Hadsell.

in The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 1076 words.

The institutional center of ethical thought about environmental issues inside the World Council of Churches is the working group on

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Four / Paulo Freire & the World Council of Churches in the First & Third Worlds, 1969–1980

Andrew J. Kirkendall.

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

October 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11970 words.

This chapter shows how Paulo Freire became an international figure in the 1970s. He traveled endlessly, mostly on behalf of the World Council of Churches (WCC), though not tirelessly....

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World Council of Churches

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 103 words.

An inter‐denominational organization of Christian Churches, created in 1948. Apart from the Roman Catholic Church and the Unitarians, the

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World Council of Churches

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 104 words.

An inter‐denominational organization of Christian Churches, created in 1948. Apart from the *Roman Catholic Church and the Unitarians, the Council includes all the major and many minor...

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World Council of Churches

Claude E. Welch.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 3201 words.

Founded in the wake of World War II, at a high point in efforts among several Christian denominations for unity

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World Council of Churches

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 183 words.

The ‘fellowship of Churches which accept our Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour’, formally constituted at Amsterdam in 1948

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World Council of Churches

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 273 words.

An ecumenical Council, formally inaugurated at *Amsterdam in 1948 and defined constitutionally as ‘a fellowship of Churches which confess

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World Council of Churches:

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6 words.

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World Council of Churches

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 727 words.

The ‘fellowship of Churches which accept our Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour’, formally constituted at *Amsterdam on

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World Council of Churches

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 51 words.

International fellowship of Christian Churches formed in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 1948. Its aim is to work for the

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Sustainability and the World Council of Churches

John B. Cobb.

in The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 859 words.

The word “sustainable” has been a normal part of the English language for a long time. It has had obvious

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New Delhi Assembly of the World Council of Churches

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

January 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 494 words.

Held in New Delhi from 19 November to 5 December 1961, the Third Assembly of the World Council of

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The Ecumenical Understanding of Religious Liberty: The Contribution of the World Council of Churches

Ninan Koshy.

in Journal of Church and State

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Religion. 0 words.

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<i>The Courage to Hope: The Roots for a New Vision and the Calling of the Church in Africa</i>. By Samuel Kobia. Geneva: World Council of Churches, 2003. 218 pp. np.

John N. Ochola.

in Journal of Church and State

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Religion. 0 words.

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<i>Introducing the World Council of Churches</i>. By Marlin VanElderen & Martin Conway, Geneva: WCC Publications, Risk Book Series No. 96, 2001. 198 pp. np.

Erich Geldbach.

in Journal of Church and State

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Religion. 0 words.

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Tveit, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 190 words.

General Secretary, World Council of Churches, since 2010

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