Receptive Ecumenism and Catholic Learning—an Orthodox Perspective

Andrew Louth

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780199216451
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191712173 | DOI:
Receptive Ecumenism and Catholic Learning—an Orthodox Perspective

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This chapter presents an Orthodox response to the suggestions by Paul McPartlan and Joseph Famerée as to what Catholics might learn from the Orthodox. It argues that such learning is not a one-way process, and that ‘eucharistic ecclesiology’, in particular, should be seen as a striking example of Receptive Ecumenism on the part of both Roman Catholics and Orthodox.

Keywords: receptive ecumenical learning; Roman Catholics; Orthodox; eucharistic ecclesiology

Chapter.  5699 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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