Religion: The Church Industrial

Bringing a divine spirit to the world of men—the function of cathedrals, temples and meetinghouses ; creeds, dogmas and theologies ; churches, denominations and sects ; priests, ministers and parsons; all the instruments of religion — involves many controversial questions. Not least of these questions is : how far may the church properly intrude in industry?

Many a staid vestryman answers: "Business is business and religion is religion, and never the twain shall meet." But venturesome churchmen have long abode in the doctrine that business is life and...

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