Religion: Meaningless Temple

In the New York World's Fair of 1939 there will be a little bit of everything— including religion. Last month the World's Fair made public its plans for expressing "the pervading influence of religion in every phase of American life." For its Temple of Religion it set aside 50,000 square feet, a many-sided 150-foot tower of vaguely ecclesiastical appearance. The interior, without seats, would serve for lectures and discussions of noncontroversial subjects. From one organ and a carillon, music would "softly pervade" the garden surrounding the tower. The Temple's ground would not be...

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