Religion: Contented Pastors

Another preacher's name went on the roster of those who have spurned Manhattan pastorates for the greater contentment of provincial charges. The present instance is that of Rev. Robert R. Wicks who has refused to succeed Dr. Henry Sloane Coffin at Manhattan's Madison Avenue Presbysterian Church. Pastor Wicks remains; at Holyoke, Mass., industrial boiling potlet.

Others who have acted similarly are: Tertius van Dyke who left Park Avenue Presbyterian Church for a Connecticut village charge; Charles Clingman whom St. Thomas' could not lure from smoky Birmingham, Ala.; Dr. Harris E. Kirk who...

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