We are approaching the Easter season with its message of triumphant resurrection and the forgiveness of sin. In a world that is torn by war, racial conflict, injustice, and hatred, no one can avoid asking whether Christianity is relevant and, if so, why it hasn’t resolved these problems. But two things must be considered. The first is that Christianity has never been embraced or tried by most of the people. The second is that no one has ever articulated a religious option that equals or betters the Christian one. It is still the world’s only hope because it is God’s only way. Wherever Christianity has been welcomed and tried, it has answered man’s spiritual quest and improved his environment.
We welcome Carl F. H. Henry back to our pages with an essay on process-theology as well as with a column entitled “Footnotes,” which he will write every other issue. As yet he has not announced what he will do when his sojourn in Cambridge, England, comes to a close at the end of the summer.
We thank our readers for their interesting letters with suggestions as well as criticisms and commendations. Keep them coming!1
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