Religion: Baptists

The Coliseum, ancient Chicago political bear-pit, was last week the scene of a Northern Baptist convention. Oldtime revival songs swelled 5,000 throats until the Rev. James Whitcomb* Brougher, presiding, cleared his throat and keynoted: ". . .Let us keep the spirit of unity."

President Brougher did not want Fundamentalists and Modernists to argue during or after the convention. There was plenty else to do within the church, he said. He had heard that 68% did not all church members do not attend church regularly or support the financial and spiritual programs. He had...

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