Religion: Peter's Conscience

Had the U. S. Government declared war last week, Rev. Peter Pastor, average U. S. Protestant clergyman, would pretty well have denounced it and refused to participate. He might, however, have become entangled in it if it were a defensive war; he might have served as an Army chaplain.

On the whole, Rev. Peter Pastor is not so enthusiastic about combat as he was in 1917-18. In fact, he has been troubled in mind since then, whenever he reflects how militant he, the Prince of Peace's devotee, was in those days of "fighting parsons,"...

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