Magazine January 28, 2019, Issue

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The Integral Church

“The genius of the American church is for tolerance and ecumenicism — the promotion of Christian unity irrespective of theological differences,” Graham Hillard remarks in his winsome essay on the great diversity in what Christian houses of worship across our land elect to call themselves (“Holy Names,” December 31, 2018).

One could argue over the question of how much theological difference churches can tolerate among themselves before the notion of their “Christian unity” loses most of its meaning, but let me remark on a phrase that Hillard uses earlier in the same sentence: “the American church.”

The universal Church,

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