Religion: Protestantism's Voice

Nearest thing to a voice which U. S. Protestantism possesses is the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. That voice is often a timid stammer, since any of the 24 member churches of the F. C. of C. may secede at a hat's drop. Last week the Federal Council took a big red heckling from a Lutheran, whose church has never joined it—Professor Theodore Graebner of Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis.

Professor Graebner told the Dies Committee in Washington that the Federal Council "meddled incessantly in political affairs, invariably...

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