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Book Launch on Globalization of Churches

Jun 01, 2014

Thursday, June 5, 2014, 4 to 5:30 pm at Espace Archives

The book edited by Katharina Kunter and Annegreth Schilling “Globalisierung der Kirchen. Der Ökumenische Rat der Kirchen und die Entdeckung der Dritten Welt in den 1960er und 1970er Jahren” is a result of a research project on the history of the WCC in the 1960’s and 1970’s and includes many contributions, in German and in English, of a conference hold at  WCC’s Ecumenical Institute at Bossey/Geneva in March 2011.

The programme of the book launch includes contributions (in English) of four authors :

  • Dr Katharina Kunter, Dr Annegreth Schilling : the WCC and the discovery of the Third World, Introduction and Overview
  • Dr Stephen Brown : Ernst Lange and the globalisation of the World Council of Churches
  • Dr Odair Pedroso Mateus : True unity as the struggle for the true division.

The session will be moderated by Rev. Dr Dagmar Heller, Dean of the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey.

The presentation is followed by an apéritif. Books for sale at a reduced price.