Religion: Southern Baptists

Some 6,000 Southern Baptists last week accomplished that soul satisfying thing— a church convention (at New Orleans) without bitter bickering. A subject of mild controversy was revision of the church constitution. Revision was passed over to next year's convention, at Birmingham, Ala. Happily exalted, many of the departing Baptists could not restrain themselves from impromptu prayer meetings in the railroad stations. As they traveled to their homes they carried with them two vigorous inspirations—on Prohibition, on Evangelism. Dr. Arthur James Barton of Atlanta had told them: "There is no neutral ground in this...

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