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From Recognition to Reception

The Apostolic Faith and the Unity of the Church in the World Council of Churches


Eeva Martikainen

Contents: Common confession of apostolic doctrine in the ecumenical movement – The Apostolic Faith project of the World Council of Churches (1982-1991) – Confessing the One Faith. An Ecumenical Explication of the Apostolic Faith as it is Confessed in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (381) – Convergence or only theological explication? Recognition of the apostolic faith in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed or in the lives of the member churches of the World Council of Churches – The concept of confession, the Church and other religions, doctrine and ethics as problems.