Religion: Youth's Chance

"I have always believed that in industrial and business and professional life the men who have passed the milestone of three-score years and ten ought to give place to younger leaders. Even if they enjoy good health and buoyant spirits, and I have both of those happy possessions, it is time to give the next generation a chance."

So last week wrote Rev. Dr. Samuel Atkins Eliot, 72, son of Harvard's late great Charles William Eliot, longtime (1900-27) president of the American Unitarian Association, minister since 1927 of Arlington Street Church in Boston. In...

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