Religion: Protagonist

"Preach damnation!" Dr. Henry Sloane Coffin was emphatic. He was quoting "General" William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army: "The best preaching is damnation with the Cross in the midst of it." Dr. Coffin was addressing the students of Union Theological Seminary at the opening of the present school year. Regarded by Fundamentalists as their friendly but most effective enemy, Dr. Coffin is proud to make the historic phrases of an ageless Christianity his own. The Cross has always been in the midst of his preaching. High in his Manhattan Church suspended...

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