Religion: The Woods & the Trees

What is religious news?

Most editors of the religious press seem to think it consists of denominational doings and sectarian social notes. After analyzing the content of 64 Protestant periodicals in the current issue of Christendom, Professor of Journalism Roland E. Wolseley concludes: "Although secular ... business journals are dedicated to the interests of their own groups, many of them, nevertheless, see the value of keeping their readers informed about the progress of the industry as a whole. Christianity is at least as international as business, yet we find many denominational weeklies and monthlies which in an entire 16- or 32-page issue...

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