The Forgotten Origins of the Ecumenical Movement in England: The Grindelwald Conferences, 1892–95

@article{OldstoneMoore2001TheFO,
  title={The Forgotten Origins of the Ecumenical Movement in England: The Grindelwald Conferences, 1892–95},
  author={Christopher Oldstone-Moore},
  journal={Church History},
  year={2001},
  volume={70},
  pages={73 - 97}
}
Ruth Rouse, writing in A History of the Ecumenical Movement, made an extraordinary claim about the origins of modern ecumenism. She identified two factors in the 1890s that, in her words, “changed the course of Church history and made possible the modern ecumenical movement.” One was the Student Christian Movement, established in 1895 by the American Methodist layman, John R. Mott. The other factor was the Grindelwald (Switzerland) Reunion Conferences, an assembly mostly of English church… 
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