Religion: Not Unto Us, O Lord

In Princeton University Chapel on Thanksgiving Day, Dr. Henry Sloane Coffin, president of Union Theological Seminary and foremost U.S. Presbyterian, preached proud Americans a sermon on Christian humbleness. Excerpts:

"We are celebrating a national thanksgiving. If we and our fellow citizens thoughtfully and sincerely say: 'Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto Thy name give glory,' there is a good chance that the American people will grow more likable in the eyes of mankind. . . .

"As a nation, doubtless we have always been self-reliant, not to say cocky. . . .

Now that we are aware of our enormous...

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