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Discovering Common Mission: Lutherans and Episcopalians Together

by Slocum & Armentrout, eds.

Discovering Common Mission: Lutherans and Episcopalians Together
Publication date: 2003-09-01
Number of pages: 268
ISBN: 9780898693935
In 2000 the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America began a relationship of full communion based on the document "Called to Common Mission." This momentous agreement, bringing together the reformed and catholic traditions, came after years of discussion and some resistance. As the possibilities for living and working together evolve across all levels of these two church's lives, there will inevitably arise many questions about the details--from shared worship and mission initiatives to interchangeability in deploying clergy. Discovering Common Mission is a collection of essays that address the issues.

Martin E. Marty
J. Robert Wright
Mark Dyer
Jon S. Enslin
Reginald H. Fuller
George H. Tavard
Robert H. Busch

Parish study groups, congregations exploring new relationship with their Lutheran or Episcopal neighbors, and seminarians will find these essays helpful in understanding the issues of this ongoing relationship.Slocum & Armentrout, eds.