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  • Student Ecumenical Essay Contest

    Students of the Consortium can enter the Essay Contest on academic and practical aspects of Christian Ecumenism.  Winners receive a cash prize and the opportunity for publication in the Eastern Churches Journal or on the Consortium website.  For complete information on topics, rules, and submissions please click:

    Ecumenical Essay Contest Flyer 2015

     

     

    Deadline for 2015 essays is  April 30, 2015.

     

    Congratulations to all Winners of the Ecumenism Essay Contest in Past Years:

    2014:

    Andrew Cuff, Catholic University of America, Συμπροσευχή (Prayer): Defeating the Otherness Mentality with Joint Catholic-Orthodox Prayer

    Runner up, Ardaine Gooden of Howard University School of Divinity for his paper, Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue: Is this an End to an Era of Divide

    2013:

    Good submissions, but no essay winners this year.

    2012:

    Anastacia Wooden (CUA), “When You Gather as Church”

    Desiree Kameka (Wesley), “Student Internships in Ecumenism”

    2011:

    John Georgopoulos (CUA), “Walking Side by Side in Christ”

    2010: 

    Marc DelMonico (WTU), “Apostolic Succession and Christian Unity”

    Lawrence King (CUA) “Christological Dialogue Between the Chalcedonian, Non-Chalcedonian, and Non-Ephesian Churches: Convergence or Impasse?”

    2009:

    Lauri Mellinger, “A Distinctively Evangelical Spirituality”

    Janel Renee Baker, “Visible Unity: Public Mission of the Church”

    Mark Delmonico (WTU), “Apostolicity and Episkope in US Ecumenical Dialogue”

    Most winning essays have or will be published in “Eastern Churches Journal”.