Religion: Trends Apr. 7, 1923

Growth During 1922. The Federal Council of Churches, which includes 30 denominations and three-fourths of the Protestant church membership, reports that 1922 brought into all churches an increase which was 50% above the average of the last five years.

Mormons. The centennary of Mormonism will be celebrated on Hill Comuran, near Palmyra, N. Y., in September, 1923. It was here that Joseph Smith, according to the Mormon faith, received from God the engraved plates which he translated and added to the Bible as The Book of Mormon.

More Religion. According to S. Parkes Cadman,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!