Continuing a series of posts calling attention to selected resources featured in Appendix 1, "Resources for Ecumenical Engagement," in Ecumenism Means You, Too: Ordinary Christians and the Quest for Christian Unity (Cascade Books, 2010):
Jeffrey Gros, Eamon McManus, and Ann Riggs, Introduction to Ecumenism (New York: Paulist Press, 1998) is an accessible introduction to the history, biblical and theological basis, and institutional expressions of the modern ecumenical movement. Though written primarily from a Roman Catholic perspective, the book provides an excellent basic ecumenical orientation for all Christians. This text is an excellent starting place for readers who want to learn more about ecumenism.
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