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Ecumenical movement

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on a movement for the purpose of church cooperation and unity, generally dated from the Edinburgh Missionary Conference of 1910 and leading to the formation of the World Council of Churches in 1948. Works on prospective and actual mergers within and across denominational lines are entered under Christian union. Works on unity as one of the "marks" of the church are entered under Church--Unity. Works on religious activities planned and conducted cooperatively by two or more Christian sects are entered under Interdenominational cooperation.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Records of Religious and Benevolent Societies, Organizations, and Meetings

 Collection
Call Number: RG 34
Overview: This collection contains publications of primarily American and British organizations, societies, conferences, and councils. The publications provide primary source documentation of organizations that focused on a wide variety of issues, ranging from sabbath observance to tract and Bible distribution to support of widows to religious education to ecumenical programs, etc.
Dates: 1804-1987

Henry Knox Sherrill Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 67
Overview: These papers relate primarily to the life and work of Henry Knox Sherrill and his son Henry Williams Sherrill. The papers document Henry Knox Sherrill's career as an Episcopal rector, Bishop of Massachusetts, and Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, his wartime chaplaincy work (in France during World War I and as Chairman of the United States General Commission on Chaplains during World War II), his ecumenical leadership as President of the National Council of Churches and the World...
Dates: 1859-2015