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

Jun 7, 2019 | No Comments

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

Jun 7, 2019 | No Comments

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

Jun 6, 2019 | No Comments

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”

Jun 4, 2019 | No Comments

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.

Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Lutheran Foundation for Interconfessional Research

Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Lutheran Foundation for Interconfessional Research

May 23, 2019 | No Comments

Shortly before Easter, on 11-13 April 2019, the Board of the Institute for Ecumenical Research met and discussed at length a number of issues pertaining to the Institute’s work and personnel.