Receptive Ecumenism

thinking JB pictureA new concept gaining respect and popularity, Receptive Ecumenism is essentially very simple. Instead of asking what other traditions need to learn from us, we ask what our tradition needs to learn from them, what we can receive which is of God.

The assumption is that if all were asking this question seriously and acting upon it, then all would be moving in ways which would both deepen our authentic respective identities and draw us into more intimate relationships.

  • Since 2006 there have been three international conferences.
     

  • In England, Callan Slipper has made presentations following the 2014 conference. Listen to him and watch his presentations.
     

  • Churches Together in England has created some resources for local use.
     

  • Paul Murray and the Durham Centre for Catholic Studies drive the thinking behind Receptive Ecumenism. In collaboration with North East Churches Acting Together (formerly North East Christian Churches Together), they conduct projects to explore the potential and practical outworking of Receptive Ecumenism. receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism receptive ecumenism 

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