Religion: Battle of Columbus (Concl.)

Unlike Catholics and Episcopalians, Methodists do not believe in that "Apostolic Succession" by which bishops derive their spiritual powers from an unbroken line of bishops dating back to the time of Christ. Methodists feel a Methodist bishop is just a plain man in an ordi- nary business suit who puts "Bishop" rather than "Rt. Rev." or "Most Rev." before his name. He is not attached for life to any one diocese but may be transferred from one Methodist "area" to an-other by the conference which elects him. Last week in Columbus, Ohio the...

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