Religion: Church of the Future?

Church unity, in practice, means Protestant unity. Rome's unbudging stand is still what it always has been: the Roman Catholic Church will welcome the submission of its erring brethren to the authority of its one true faith. That demand for unconditional surrender means that Christianity will remain divided.

But of late years, the uniting of all Protestant churches has seemed increasingly possible. Mergers or alliances have already been achieved, e.g., United Church of Canada, Church of South India. Last week a blueprint for Protestant union appeared in the undenominational Christian Century. Its author: Dr. Charles Clayton Morrison, longtime (1908-47) editor in chief,...

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