In Their Own Language: Toward a Receptive Ecumenism in Christian Higher Education

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Spring 3-2016


The purpose of this essay is to encourage those who inhabit Christian colleges to think about the notion of ecumenism, what it means—or could mean—to be an ecumenical Christian college, and how this concept might shape their thinking, their common life together, and the degree of trust they have for each other, both within and among their campuses.