Religion: Christian Program

The greatest, most tragic failure of the Christian Church in modern times was that it was unable to halt the slow march of Christendom toward World War II. The World Council of Churches, a federation of the greatest non-Roman communions, was born too late to help; it is not even yet operating officially. Unofficially, the Council last July summoned a "board of strategy" of 32 men and two women to meet in a Swiss hotel, draw up a program of Christian international strategy. A long statement of their views was published last week in The Christian Century, with an introduction by...

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