"Infidel books shall be burned in bonfire," said Charles Winters, evangelist, at Morristown, N. J., threateningly.
But local authorities warned Winters he would be prosecuted if he started a bonfire in his meeting hall; the resourceful evangelist changed his plans.
Around his pulpit he piled high the stack of books and magazines which God had destined him to annihilate. He preached a sermon to light the fires of faith. His organist and full-voiced choir fanned the flames of wrath with hymns of the Church Militant.
At a sign, the congregation, mostly female, rushed forward to...