Finding a Voice, by Marlin VanElderen

Until his untimely death two years ago, Marlin VanElderen was the executive editor of the publications of the World Council of Churches. During his 18-year tenure in Geneva he was a lively interpretative link between the WCC and its member churches, informing the churches of both the WCC's achievements and its beleaguered moments.


Among his myriad assignments VanElderen first served as the editor of One World, the acclaimed magazine for pastors, laypeople and WCC insiders who wanted an authentic perspective on the activities, struggles and decisions of this "privileged instrument" of the ecumenical movement. Finding a Voice brings together 82 of VanElderen's insightful, theologically penetrating and often lyrical editorials from that magazine. These, his monthly teaching moments, challenge us to deepen our ecumenical commitments.

 

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