Religion: Preserved Preaching

In the 16th and 17th Centuries great preachers printed their sermons, which little preachers later read to their congregations. Thus were high thoughts diffused among rustic minds. Last week in Texas, a region hospitable to pulpit novelties,* was initiated a modernized version of such preserved preaching. Scene was the Woodland Heights Presbyterian Church, a small Houston congregation which important churchmen lack time to visit in person. To that little church the Division of Visual Aids of the Presbyterian Board of Christian Education sent talking picture equipment. The machines reproduced the gestures and...

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