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The Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies

Edited by Geoffrey Wainwright and Paul McPartlan, this handbook is currently in development, with individual articles  publishing online in advance of print publication. The table of contents will continue to grow as additional articles pass through the review process.

The full text of 18 other Oxford Handbooks Online in the field of religion studies is available from the WCC computer network.

The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century Christian Thought The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Biblical Interpretation The Oxford Handbook of the Epistemology of Theology The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Religion

Purchased by the library, about 190 titles of ebooks from the ProQuest Ebook Central platform are available on the WCC computer network. They can be read online and downloaded in pdf, chapter by chapter. In addition, about 11'000 titles in the field of religion and theology can be read online only (without download of pdf).

ebooks freely available
EbookCentral GlobeTheoLib, the Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism, is a multilingual online library offering access free of charge to full-text articles, journals, books and other resources on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity. It offers access to a huge range of encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies and handbooks from various publishers.

OADTL, the Open Access Digital Theological Library, has the mission to curate high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections.

More than 180'000 books can be browsed and are freely available for download.

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Core bibliography on ecumenism and World Christianity (compiled by WCC/ETE, 03.08.2010)