Religion: Prayer in Industry

Just a month ago John Emmett Edgerton, president of the National Association of Manufacturers,* addressed the third quadrennial Conference on the Economic Order, conducted at Evanston, Ill. by the Methodist Federation for Social Service. The general subject was "The Layman and the Economic Order."† The religious as well as the daily Press paid little attention to the meeting. It seemed purely a Methodist talk fest. Last fortnight, however. The Nation discovered a paragraph in Mr. Edgerton's paper which Methodist publications seem to have ignored.

The paragraph: "I am proud to say that...

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