AERONAUTICS: Going to Jerusalem

There is a game which children play at parties: twelve brats line up eleven chairs and march past them as minstrels play a tune; the object is to sit quickly. In the last few weeks many members of the International Missionary Council, in all corners of the world, picked up their satchels and started going to Jerusalem. Their object was to meet in this ancient town and begin a fortnight's discussion of the problems of enlarging Christianity.

To each member who picked up his satchel there had been despatched, before the conference began,...

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