OPINION: Life Steadily & Whole

Taking a long look beyond the crash problems and crash solutions of the present, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., gathered in triennial convention in St. Louis last week, talked eloquently of the problems of the long haul:

"Men and nations are reacting variously, in fear and hope, frustration and boasting, apathy and frenzy. For us as Christians, our faith and fellowship of the church press us to see life steadily and whole, to respond neither with complacency nor panic, but with confidence and appropriate action.

"We declare that the present crisis with its dangers and...

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