Religion: Trends Jul. 9, 1923

A Gentleman's Church. The Right Rev. Charles H. Brent, Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Western New York, spoke to 200 young churchmen at the Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia. These young men are considering going into the ministry, but are not committed to it. Bishop Brent gave them the following bon-mots: " The Protestant Episcopal Church needs a shaking up." " It is too closely identified with those who call themselves gentlemen." "Don't let society coddle you. What you are to do is to study what society is thinking and doing, and correct it...

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