confessional movement, ecumenical movement, lutheran, bayne, world council of churches, unity, anglican, confessionalism, lwf, visser
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
It is ironic that the contemporary confessional movement owes its origin, in part at least, to the ecumenical movement. Visser 't Hooft himself predicted that certain confessional and denominational retrenchments would occur after the first World Council of Churches convention at Amsterdam in 1948. Nor did he consider this a tragic development. The question of enduring significance was, what would follow next?
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Groh, John E.
"Interaction: Ecumenism and Confessionalism,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 39, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol39/iss1/13