Receiving Gifts in Ecumenical Dialogue

Margaret O'Gara

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199216451
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191712173 | DOI:
Receiving Gifts in Ecumenical Dialogue

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Ecumenical dialogue allows the churches to receive the gifts they need, but it also demands a readiness for such reception. This chapter considers receiving gifts in ecumenical dialogue in four steps: ecumenical gift exchange as reception; different ways of exchanging gifts; gifts offered but not received; and ecumenical partners and reception.

Keywords: ecumenical gifts; reception; exchange gift; ecumenical partners

Chapter.  5692 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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