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Abstract:  This entry explores the etymology of the terms “ecumenism” and “ecumenical” in Greco-Roman culture and in the New Testament, and the technical ecclesiastical meaning of the terms as they de…

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Catherine Clifford, “Ecumenism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 18 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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