Unpublished 197. Modern Christianity’s Crucial Junctures (typed)


[1963. Modern Christianity’s Crucial Junctures. (contributor) Christianity Today 11 Oct.]

Modern Christianity’s

Crucial Junctures

25 religious scholars cite

important advances and

losses in twentieth century

CHRISTIANITY TODAY annually poses a significant question to twenty-five religious scholars and publishes replies in its anniversary number. Here is this year’s query and the response:

What twentieth-century development represents the great gain for Christianity? What development represents the greatest loss?

GORDON H. CLARK, professor, Butler University: “It appears to met that the great disaster which has overtaken Christianity in the recent past is the immense power regained by the papacy. I do not know of any greatest advance of Christianity.”