Neuhaus, Richard John
May 1991
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1991, Issue 13, p69
Presents an overview of the book "How the Churches Got to Be the Way They Are," by Gavin White, relating to the resurgence of fundamentalism and the halt of ecumenical movement. Implication of the theological stress on the importance of the church which came from 1840s for the end of ecumenical movement; Rejection of institutions and of intermediate agencies between the observer and reality in the 1960s; Replacement of ecclesial community by the political community.


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