Religion: Kingdom of God

"For myself I say that if I did not feel . . . and hope that some day—perhaps millions of years hence—the Kingdom of God would overspread the whole world, then ... I would give my office over this morning to anyone who would take it."

He who spoke these words in London, last week, holds the office of Prime Minister and bears the chief responsibility of governing the British Empire. He, Stanley Baldwin, by inheritance a sturdy countryman and industrial squire, continued his remarks to the British and Foreign Bible Society, as follows: "The Holy Bible is not only great but...

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