The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a sharing in the body of Christ? Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for we all partake of the one bread” (1 Cor. 10:16-17).
Now that the “ecumenical century” has ended, Christians must ask, “How are the people of ‘one baptism’ and ‘one bread’ doing?” Pick your vantage point; mine is from within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.