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by John Thomas McNeill
By John T. McNeill and James Hastings Nichols. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1974. Finally, by the creation of the Secretary's Office for Christian's Unity and his committment for a self- governing scheme about oecumenism, he has a real personal influence on the direction of councilary elaborations. The definition of oecumenical principles, that exist today in the Catholic Church, are greatly due to John XXIII, who knew how to trust in men, like A. Bea, J. Jaeger, J. Willenbrands, so that oecumenism no long be secondary.
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In the past 150 years Presbyterian and Reformed churches have not only . Both Calvin and Bucer, more than Luther, were concerned to keep the profane from receiving communion.
Since the time of Martin Bucer and John Calvin the Reformed movement has had leaders who were untiring in efforts toward church unity. In the 17th century the Scot John Dury and the Czech John Amos Comenius were notable for their ecumenical efforts. While later Pietism and Evangelicalism divided churches, people were also encouraged to put aside differences for common goals.
The Concern for Christian Unity within the Reformed and Presbyterian Churches (Philadelphia, 1974) .
The Concern for Christian Unity within the Reformed and Presbyterian Churches (Philadelphia, 1974) 13–26. van Schelven, De Nederduitsche vluchtelingenkerken der XVIe eeuw in Engeland en Duitschland in hunne beteekenis voor de reformatie in de Nederlanden (The Hague, 1909);Google Scholar.
Presbyterianism is a part of the Reformed tradition within Protestantism, which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland. Presbyterian churches derive their name from the presbyterian form of church government, which is governed by representative assemblies of elders.
The term "ecumenism" refers to efforts by Christians of different Church traditions to develop closer relationships and better understandings. The term is also often used to refer to efforts towards the visible and organic unity of different Christian denominations in some form.
Happily, the Christian Reformed Church is an active partner in the current .
Happily, the Christian Reformed Church is an active partner in the current seventh round of the consultation. Among the results of these dialogues is a vision of what is necessary for a united Church. Within the World Council of Churches, that same vision was articulated in 1991 in a document called The Unity of the Church as Koinonia: Gift and Calling.