Eugene Carson Blake: Renewal in Church and Society

Eugene Carson Blake: Renewal in Church and Society This article reviews the ecumenical involvement of Eugene Carson Blake, the second general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1966 to 1972, focusing on the support for the US civil rights movement and rejection of racism that he brought with him to the WCC. It also examines his role at the WCC's 4th Assembly, in Uppsala, which is often seen as a turning point in ecumenical history. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Ecumenical Review Wiley

Eugene Carson Blake: Renewal in Church and Society

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Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
Copyright
Copyright © (2018) World Council of Churches
ISSN
0013-0796
eISSN
1758-6623
D.O.I.
10.1111/erev.12341
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Abstract

This article reviews the ecumenical involvement of Eugene Carson Blake, the second general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1966 to 1972, focusing on the support for the US civil rights movement and rejection of racism that he brought with him to the WCC. It also examines his role at the WCC's 4th Assembly, in Uppsala, which is often seen as a turning point in ecumenical history.

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The Ecumenical ReviewWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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