The 700 entries in this dictionary have been written by leading figures in the ecumenical movement from all parts of the world. Entries are fully cross-referenced and many of the articles are enhanced by short bibliographies. Entries cover: faith and order; dialogue; mission and evangelism; communication; church and society; theological education; institutional histories; and relations of Orthodox, Protestants and Roman Catholics within the ecumenical movement. Biographical sketches outline the contributions of some of the individuals who have furthered the cause of ecumenism in the 20th century. Cross-references direct the reader to more detailed information or to matters of related interest.