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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Christianity) the doctrine of a movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity.

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  • But if we allow "ecumenism" to become a code word for "You do your thing and I do mine," we're in trouble.
  • I want to argue, however, that ecumenism is much more fundamental than that.
  • So, as I said, not everything that is called ecumenism is really ecumenism.
  • I would also note the very word "ecumenism" is a Protestant term. for more
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