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By Paul M. Collins,Barry Ensign-George

The time period "denomination" is now conventional to explain a Christian group or church. yet what's a ‘denomination’? during this hugely inventive number of essays representatives of all significant Christian traditions provide a solution to this question. What does the time period suggest of their personal culture? And does that culture comprehend itself to be a ‘denomination’? if that is so, what's that figuring out of ‘denomination’; and if no longer, how does the culture comprehend itself vis à vis these church buildings which do and people church buildings which don't realize themselves as ‘denominations’? In discussion with the argument and ideas set forth in Barry Ensign-George’s essay every one essay deals a reaction from the point of view of a selected church (tradition). every one essay additionally examine questions about the present panorama of ecumenical discussion; ecumenical approach and the ambitions of the ecumenical circulation; additionally questions of Christian id and belonging

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