ec·​u·​men·​i·​cal·​ism | \ ˌe-kyə-ˈme-ni-kə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce ecumenicalism (audio) , -kyü- \

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Recent Examples on the Web In 1995, this ecumenicalism brought him in conflict with the puritanical Hindutva movement and ultimately drove him into self-exile—issues that are thoroughly discussed in the catalog of the exhibition. Michael Fitzgerald, WSJ, "‘The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India’ Review: A Movement Looks Forward," 20 Sep. 2018 In a sense Mr. Amram is the perfect avatar of the club’s offbeat ecumenicalism. Giovanni Russonello, New York Times, "Cornelia Street Café Celebrates 40 Years, With Some Concerns," 5 July 2017

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1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Ecumenicalism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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