Religion: Robert E. Speer

Beauty's prize is a golden apple, smooth, lustrous, a pretty toy. The prize of 'leadership is a prickly pear.

In May, the Presbyterians will meet in General Assembly at Grand Rapids, Mich. Nearly half the delegates will be Fundamentalists in fighting, angry mood, 'determined to eject Liberalism root and branch. All the delegates will be faced with the necessity of raising $15,000,000 to provide munitions for the Church Militant at home and abroad. All of them will be confronted with the 20th Century challenge to the Cross. They must have a leader, what they...

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