Religion: Analysis of a Windfall

The sorry appearance of Nanking Theological Seminary astounds the U. S. visitor who has given his mite to Chinese missions. The Seminary consists of five squat buildings on a drab 20-acre campus. Only furnishings are the scant necessities of Chinese existence. But the 46 students (all natives) embellish their lives with potted plants which they carry around the buildings as the sun moves across the heavens.

Last week Nanking Theological Seminary was as excited as it had not been since the city was bombarded in...

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