Religion: Churches and Change

The most important church conference since World War II began—and probably the most important until it ends—met at Toronto last week to consider the shape of things to come. Its consensus: 1) Hitler is fighting the war with an idea, 2) Christianity, to survive, must show the world it has a better idea, 3) this will require a drastically different social order in the post-war world, 4) the Church must offer some leadership toward a more constructive and more lasting peace than Versailles. The Church's idea is, of course, Christ, but beyond that it...

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