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World Conference on Faith and Order: Papers on Microfilm
CFT00081  
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Description
The World Conference on Faith and Order (founded 1910) is a conference for what became the Faith and Order Commission, an assembly within the World Council of Churches (founded 1948). The collection comprises microfilm copies of original minutes of Faith and Order Meetings held between 1910 and 1949. Contents also include the correspondence files of Robert Hallowell Gardiner and Ralph W. Brown.
Background
The World Conference on Faith and Order (founded 1910) is a conference for what became the Faith and Order Commission, an assembly within the World Council of Churches (founded 1948). The Commission includes international participants of various vocations, including pastors, laypeople, academic scholars, and church leaders. The Commission’s purpose is to reach consensus on theological doctrines of the Christian faith, particularly for the practices of baptism, Communion (Eucharist), ministry practices, ecclesiology, and ecumenical hermeneutics. Publications were released in the series “Faith and Order Papers.”
Extent
11 microfilm reels
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Availability
Accessible with general microfilm collections. Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.