Religion: Protestants on Self-Sacrifice

The Federal Council of Churches last week outlined in detail the civilian "Re-sponsibilities of Christian Citizens in War; time." They should "count it a privilege to share in such self-denials" as rationing entails, "accept ungrudgingly the greatly increased taxation," cut personal expenses hard "in order to invest the savings in Government bonds." They should "repudi-ate hoarding," and "give on a truly sacrificial level for the alleviation of the vast suffering arising from the war." The resolution was adopted by 60-odd members of the executive committee of the Council, representing its 24 constituent...

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