Religion: Colony's Oath

Judging by the pranks of its pastors, Philadelphia is the most exhilarating vineyard in which a U. S. man of God may labor. There, Rev. Zed Copp, Presbyterian, crusades hotly against Santa Claus, Easter bunnies and the Stork, while spending his spare time transcribing the New

Testament into journalese. There the peppery, dogmatic rector of old Christ Church, 77-year-old Rev. Louis Cope Washburn, preached his retiring sermon last January with a bandage about his head, result of an encounter in which he bested a footpad with his umbrella. Episcopal Rev. Dr. David McConnell Steele...

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