Religion: Moratorium

Last week Rev. Dr. Frederic Sydney Fleming, in his annual report as rector of Manhattan's rich old Trinity Parish, bluntly declared: "There is no part of the Church of Christ that has not failed lamentably in its witness and ministry in these recent years—the impotence of the Church is the worst failure." Remedy offered by this lean, ascetic-looking churchman: "I seriously believe the Christian Church would once again bring salvation to the world, and begin to save its own soul, if it had the wisdom and courage to declare a moratorium on preaching...

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