First book to directly explore this evolving relationship, its potential and its challenges
Well-respected volume editors are bishops in their respective denominations
Of interest to a wide range of ecumenical scholars
The Episcopal Church and United Methodist Church are developing an official relationship, working toward mutual recognition of ministry and Eucharistic presidency.
Bishops Brookhart and Palmer, in addition to being leaders in their respective denominations, are close personal friends, bringing a deeper level of connection to this developing relationship. Here, they curate an intriguing collection of essays by a variety of gifted writers, who uncover and chart the historical, theological, ecclesiological, and practical aspects of a more intentional shared ministry.