Religion: Thrice Bishop

No Caesar thrice offered emperor's wreath, no Macbeth thrice foredoomed to kingship ever proved so obdurate against election as has Dr. Horace Percy Silver, thrice designated bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church and thrice scornful of the honor. Dr. Silver is rector of the Church of the Incarnation, Manhattan. He is not to be confused with Jesse Forrest Silver, Free Methodist clergyman of Los Angeles, or with Abba Hillel Silver, Cleveland rabbi.

Dr. Horace Percy Silver, in 1912, was nominated bishop coadjutor of Kansas for his powerful pastorates at Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., and his missionary work in the southwest. But because...

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