CANADA: God & Government

"This world will at last come into a time of peace," the Premier of Alberta said last week. "The earth will be as full of the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea."

As he does every Sunday, Premier Ernest Charles Manning had stepped out of his role as boss of oil-booming Alberta, and assumed his other position as head of the Prophetic Bible Institute in downtown Calgary. To some 250 people, who had braved 12°-below-zero weather to hear him, the pale, slender politician preached in a twangy, compelling voice. Calgary's radio station CFCN...

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