2004
Volume 74, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268

Abstract

Abstract

In 2013 the World Council of Churches adopted the pilgrimage theme for its policy in the coming years. In this article the implications of the WCC’s use of the pilgrim metaphor is explored and analyzed. It is argued that, in order to present themselves credibly as involved in a Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, Christian faith communities should embody – at least – the demanding virtues of hope, humility, and the relativization of self-identity.

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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): metaphor; pilgrimage; World Council of Churches
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