Religion: Bishops & Presbyters

Most nubile of U. S. churches is the Presbyterian. According to a recent survey, most churchgoers, if they had to merge, would pick the Presbyterians. Some reasons for this popularity: Presbyterianism stands midway between the episcopal and the congregational systems of church government; its form of worship is simple; its Calvinist doctrines have progressively broadened.

Year and a half ago the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A. was glad-eyed by the Protestant Episcopal Church, which officially avowed its desire "to achieve organic union." Last spring, the Presbyterian Church murmured its "yes," and...

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