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Amsterdam to Nairobi: The World Council of Churches and the Third World

Amsterdam to Nairobi: The World Council of Churches and the Third World

By Ernest W. Lefever

Ethics and Public Policy Center, Georgetown University, 1979, 114 pp.

A criticism, and quite a harsh one, of the political stance of the World Council of Churches as it has moved from a "theology of order" at Amsterdam (1948) to a "theology of revolution" at Nairobi (1975), and especially of its recent grants of funds to the Patriotic Front in Rhodesia and SWAPO in Namibia.