ecumenics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
ec·​u·​men·​ics | \ ˌe-kyə-ˈme-niks How to pronounce ecumenics (audio) , -kyü- \

Definition of ecumenics

: the study of the nature, mission, problems, and strategy of the Christian church from the perspective of its ecumenical character

First Known Use of ecumenics

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Ecumenics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ecumenics. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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