Religion: Indianapolis

The General Assembly governs the Presbyterian Church. It is now in annual session at Indianapolis. It is the scene of a significant conflict of opinion over modernism in general and Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick in particular.

On the one side are the so-called Fundamentalists; on the other are Liberals or Modernists who believe that they are more fundamental than the Fundamentalists.

The Fundamentalists. In 1643 was written the Westminster Confession, the constitution of Presbyterian faith. It substituted the authority of the Bible for the authority of the Roman Pope, and it held...

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