Religion: Episcopal Theology

Developments in the theological battle were:

Dallas, Tex. Bishop Moore stated that the Rev. Lee W. Heaton would not be brought to trial for heresy "at this time" because certain persons of higher ecclesiastical rank in the Episcopal Church apparently shared Mr. Heaton's views. Bishop Moore's action points again to

William Lawrence, Bishop of Massachusetts. As soon as theological strife broke out among Episcopalians, public opinion strongly asserted itself against prosecuting for heresy any inconspicuous priest while there existed Bishops of pronounced "liberal" views. Most bishops are...

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