Vatican II Ecumenical Legacy

 

Journal of Ecumenical Studies (vol. 48, no. 2; Spring 2013). This issue features a special section on “The Ecumenical Legacy of the Second Vatican Council, 50 Years Later” that publishes the plenary addresses delivered at the annual conference of the North American Academy of Ecumenists in Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 21-23, 2012.

Here is a listing of the contents of this section:

  • “Introduction” by Sr. Dr. Lorelei F. Fuchs, Research Assistant, National Council of the Churches of Christ, USA, and President of the North American Academy of Ecumenists
  • “The Ecumenical Legacy of the Second Vatican Council: Reflections of an Accidental Ecumenist” by Rev. Dr. Karen B. Westerfield Tucker, Professor of Worship, School of Theology of Boston University
  • “The Legacy of the Second Vatican Council: An Orthodox Perspective” by Dr. Despina D. Prassas, Assistant Professor of Theology, Providence College
  • “The Ecumenical Legacy of the Second Vatican Council: A Disciples Perspective” by Rev. Dr. Robert K Welsh, President of the Council on Christian Unity of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • “The Second Vatican Council: The Legacy Viewed through Methodist Eyes” by Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Wainwright, Cushman Chair of Christian Theology (retired), Duke University Divinity School
  • “Memories of Vatican II” by Rev. Dr. William A. Norgren, priest, Episcopal Church USA and former director of the National Council of Churches’ Faith and Order Commission during Vatican II
  • “Do We Need a Vatican III or an Eighth Ecumenical Council?” By Rev. Dr. William G. Rusch, former Director of the Commissionon Faith and Order of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA

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