God’s Terrible Springtime? Ecumenical Purpose And Opportunity In Times Of Upheaval

In April of 1944, one of the pioneering American ecumenical theorists, John Mackay, wrote in the inaugural issue of Theology Today that his moment – at the height of World War II and the horrors of the Holocaust – might indeed prove to be "one of God’s springtimes, albeit one of His terrible springtimes."