Ecumenical Bibliography

(absolutely a work in progress – just beginning)

Note: Papers and resources related to church dialogues are available on the VCC website here.

Engel, Frank Christians in Australia Volume 1: Conflict and Unity 1788-1926, Melbourne, The Joint Board of Christian Education in Australia and New Zealand, 1984

Engel, Frank Christians in Australia Volume 2: Times of Change 1918-1978, Melbourne, The Joint Board of Christian Education, 1993

Faith and Uniting Commission, National Council of Churches in Australia, Statement on Ecumenism. 2021. Online here.

Gill, David. Australian Churches’ Engagement with the WCC. 2018. Available online here.

Hughson, Thomas. Beyond Ecumenical Dialogue, in One in Christ, Vol. 46, No. 1 (2012): 24-37, 2012. Also online here.

Kasper, W (Cardinal). Harvesting the Fruits: Basic Aspects of Christian Faith in Ecumenical Dialogue. Continuum, London, 2009.

Kinnamon, Michael Truth and Community: Diversity and Its Limits in the Ecumenical Movement, Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, Geneva, WCC Publications, 1988

Kinnamon, Michael. The Ecumenical Movement: An Anthology of Basic Texts and Voices, Eerdmans 1997.

Kinnamon, Michael The Vision of the Ecumenical Movement and How It Has Been Impoverished by Its Friends. St Louis, Missouri, Chalice Press, 2003

Kinnamon, Michael. Can a Renewal Movement be Renewed?: Questions for the Future of Ecumenism. Eerdmans, 2014.

Kinnamon, Michael. “New Contours of Ecumenism: Challenges to the Next Generation”. Ecumenical Review 66:1 2014.

Lockwood, Peter. A Chronicle of Joy: the path toward eucharistic agreement between the Uniting Church in Australia and the Lutheran Church of Australia. Uniting Church Studies 2023.

Miller, Virginia, Moxon, David, Pickard, Stephen (eds) Leaning into the Spirit: Ecumenical Perspectives on Discernment and Decision-making in the Church, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019

Lossky, Nicholas, et al (eds) Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement, Grand Rapids, Eerdmans, Geneva, WCC Publications, 1991

Moorhead, Mary Leonora. Journey Begun, Destination Unsighted: The Ecumenical Movement in the Roman Catholic Church Archdiocese of Melbourne 1960-1990. Published by Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission, Diocese of Melbourne, 1991. Available online here.

Murray, Paul D. ed. Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism. Oxford University Press, 2008.

NCCA Papers presented at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th National Forum, 2009. Available online here.

Putney, Michael My Ecumenical Journey, Adelaide, ATF Theology, 2014

Raiser, Conrad. “The Way of Ecumenism: Gratitude and Commitment”. Ecumenical Review 70:1 (2018).

Visser ’t Hooft, W.A. The Genesis and Formation of the World Council of Churches, Geneva, World Council of Churches Publications, 1982

Williamson, Raymond K Pilgrims of Hope: An Ecumenical Journey 1980-2010, Melbourne, Morning Star Publishing, 2014

Williamson, Raymond K (ed.) Stages on the Way: Documents from the Bilateral Conversations between Churches in Australia, Melbourne, The Joint Board of Christian Education, 1994

Williamson, Raymond K (ed.) Stages on the Way II: Documents from Bilateral Conversations between Churches in Australia 1994-2007, Sydney, St Paul’s Publications, 2007

Zizioulas, Metropolitan John of Pergamon. Faith and Order, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, Finland 1995. Online here.