Religion: Sales Talk

An article attempting to break down sales resistance on the part of lukewarm candidates for the ministry was contributed to the North American Review by the Right Reverend James Henry Darlington, of the Episcopal diocese of Harrisburg, Pa. The Christian Century summarized the Bishop's sales-talk as follows:

"Bishop Darlington specifies thirteen 'joys,' which he thinks should, when all is taken into account, make the ministerial calling attractive to a young man. Here are the thirteen, numbered in the order in which the bishop gives them: 1. The ministry is mentally stimulating; the minister...