Dr. Fernando Enns teaches systematic theology and ecumenical studies at Heidelberg University in Germany. A pastor in the German Mennonite Church, he also serves as vice-chairman for the Association of Mennonite Churches in Germany. Dr Enns holds a Doctor of Theology degree from the University of Heidelberg.
Dr. Enns is active in ecumenical circles, both in Germany and internationally. He currently serves as a delegate of the German Mennonite Churches to the National Christian Council of Germany, and to the World Council of Churches. Since 1998 he has been a member of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches. He was instrumental in the WCCs action to adopt the current "Decade to Overcome Violence," at the Eighth WCC Assembly in Harare, Zimbabwe, in 1998, and serves as a member of the reference group for the Decade within the council.
Dr. Enns and his wife Renate live in an ecumenical student center at the University of Heidelberg, where he also serves as Director of Studies for the Ecumenical Institute.
Dr. Scott Holland is Associate Professor of Peace, Public, and Cross-Cultural Theology at Bethany Theological Seminary, in partnership with Earlham School of Religion in Richmond, Indiana, Unites States. As an ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren, he has served pastorates in Ohio and Pennsylvania. He is a contributing editor to Cross Currents: The Journal for the Association of Religion and Intellectual Life. He holds an M.A. from Ashland Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Duquesne University.
Dr. Ann K. Riggs is a Quaker theologian who works ecumenically. Following some time as a staff person for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, in ecumenical relations, she currently serves the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA as Associate General Secretary for Faith and Order. In this capacity she guides various study processes among the diverse churches that participate in Faith and Order discussions.
Dr. Riggs holds a doctorate from the Catholic University of America. She writes on issues of theological anthropology, Quaker theological understandings, and ecumenical conversations as well as art history and sacred art. She serves as a consultant to the World Council of Churches Faith and Order Commission.
A member of the Friends General Conference, Dr. Riggs lives with her daughter near Washington, D.C.
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