Religion: Coping with History

What ought a Christian to mean by "the church"? Speaking before the Chicago Church Federation, TIME & LIFE Editor Henry Robinson Luce joined the growing ranks of Protestants who are raising this pertinent question. This week, the Christian Century published Layman Luce's speech. Excerpts: , "Between us and the early church is the obvious difference that we Christians have become a great thing in the world. They were the leaven in the lump; we have become the lump. ... If today the laws of human society are not in conformity with the will of...

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