One of the most important Evanston discussions was devoted to the problem of how the churches in the 20th century should go about spreading the Word. The resulting message might have been more shoptalk for clergymen. Actually, it is addressed also to laymen—"missionaries of Christ in every secular sphere"—and forcefully defines the job of being a Christian. Excerpts:

On Unity. "The people of God . . . are never alone with their Lord in iso lation from the world. It is the world which He came to save . . . But this witness...

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