Hope, when hope seems pointless
As I was producing this week’s episode of Subject Matters, I couldn’t escape the fact of it’s release coinciding with Easter. The book, “Towards Unity: Ecumenical Dialogue 500 Years after the Reformation,” is a collection of essays written by ecumenical “insiders” who have contributed in no small way to the various dialogues among Christian churches over the past few decades. The show premieres on S+L Television on Easter Sunday at 8:30pmET.
Ecumenical dialogue, like Holy Week, is a process rooted in hope. And hope, as we know, often seems pointless. Observers and participants in ecumenical dialogue will readily admit that full, sacramental communion