"The Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches met from August 16-30, 1978, at the Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, near Bangalore, India. It was the new Commission's first meeting since it was constituted after the Fifth Assembly of the World Council of Churches in 1975. It was also the Commission's first meeting in Asia. .... The reports of the two major themes of the Bangalore meeting, 'Giving Account of the Hope that is within us' and 'Growing Together into Unity', are published in a separate volume under the title 'Sharing in the One Hope'." -- Preface.
Contents: Preface -- I. Minutes -- A. The Standing Commission -- B. The Faith and Order Commission -- C. The Standing Commission -- II. Conspectus of Studies -- III. Account of Hope Groups -- A. Statement of Discussion Group I on Accounts of Hope from Africa -- B. Statement of Discussion Group II on Accounts of Hope from Asia -- C. Statement of Discussion Group III on the Account by East European Members -- D. Statement of Discussion Group IV on Accounts of Hope from Latin America -- E. Statement of Discussion Group V on Accounts of Hope from the United States of America -- F. Statement of Discussion Group VI on the Account of Hope from Western Europe -- Appendix A: Message of the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches / Philip Potter -- Appendix B: Message to His Holiness Pope Jean Paul I -- Members of the Faith and Order Commission and the Secretariat of the Commission.