Seminar 2019: Doctrine divides –  Spirituality unites?

Seminar 2019: Doctrine divides – Spirituality unites?

The theme of this year’s International Ecumenical Summer Seminar, which was organized by the Institute of Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg from 3 to 10 July, was: “Doctrine divides—Spirituality unites?”

Five Christian World Communions Reflect on the Joint Declaration and its consequences for their communion at the University of Notre Dame

Five Christian World Communions Reflect on the Joint Declaration and its consequences for their communion at the University of Notre Dame

From the 25th to the 18th of March, representatives of five Christian World Communions gathered at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana (USA): the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran World Federation, the Methodist World Conference, the World Communion of Reformed Churches, and the Anglican Communion.

The Institute’s Visiting Professor Sarah Hinlicky Wilson Launches a Theology Podcast

The Institute’s Visiting Professor Sarah Hinlicky Wilson Launches a Theology Podcast

Prof. Sarah Hinlicky Wilson, who served on the staff of the Institute from 2008 to 2016 and now works with the Japan Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tokyo, has just launched a new theology podcast.

Executive Committee of the Bavarian Synod at the Institute

Executive Committee of the Bavarian Synod at the Institute

From the 3rd to the 5th of May the Executive Committee of the Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria met at the Strasbourg Institute, comprised of 14 synodal representatives under the leadership of President Dr. Annekathrin Preidel.

Cooperation with the “Chemin Neuf”

Cooperation with the “Chemin Neuf”

For years now the Institute has worked with the ecumenical community of Chemin Neuf. This originally charismatic Catholic movement has come to include members of a whole range of Christian denominations and is present now on all continents. The Institute’s Prof. André Birmelé has been a particularly invited Protestant theologian to accompany the community in its life and work.