Religion: Trends Aug. 6, 1923

First in War, First in Peace. The Methodist Church was the first Church of the country to split into North and South over the slavery issue. Attention has been called (TIME, March 10) to the coming peace between the two sections of this Church. A long step forward was taken in Cleveland last week, when the Committees on Unification both of the Northern and the Southern branches approved the basis of reunion which each Church had presented to the other. One interesting result of the union would be the dropping of the ban on dancing, card-playing, theatre-going, which is a...

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