Religion: Grocer

Just as they once tried to balance church and state, prelates now work to reconcile religion and business. Some organize their vestry into a board of directors, incorporate their church properties, advertise sermons in penny slogans on glass billboards. Others denounce Mammon, at the same time reminding their parishioners that it is more blessed to give than to receive. In Fort Worth the Rev. H. L. Wilkinson, pastor of the Cranberry Avenue Baptist Church, found still another way. He opened a grocery store. To meet the debt incurred by building a new church...

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