Religion: Shapers and Shakers

Who are today's religious superstars—the Earths, the Tillichs, the Niebuhrs?

After polling academics and church leaders, the editors of one Roman Catholic and six Protestant denominational magazines published in the U.S. and Canada last week issued a list of eleven "shapers and shakers of the Christian faith."

Five of the eleven are Roman Catholics. Among them are Dom Helder Comoro of Brazil (TIME, June 24), the activist, junta-baiting archbishop whose "cry is justice"; Jesuit Philosopher Bernard Lonergan of Canada, a "notoriously difficult thinker" whose work seeks to join theology and the social sciences; and Father Andrew Greeley, a Chicago sociologist whose insights have...

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