Religion: Needed: New Hats

Last week the World's Sunday School Association issued a quadrennial report declaring that in 1936 some 37,000,000 children—1,000,000 more than in 1932— were enrolled in the Sunday schools of the world. The gain was unimpressive, half of the million new pupils being scattered through the jungles of Africa. In the U. S., while the population has increased, Sunday school enrollment has remained stationary since 1926. Losses were reported not only in irreligious Russia and Germany but in England, Scotland, Wales. In Syracuse, N. Y. a remedy for dwindling enrollments was offered by Rev....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!