Religion: Nudging Discouraged

"The Church has no special competence in the field of politics. . . . The function of the Church is not to write the constitution For a post-war world, nor to nudge the statesmen who try to do this."

Thus last week, in a voice at wide variance from many others in the church, spoke the tall, affable Rev. Daniel A. McGregor of the Episcopal Church's National Council, addressing New York Episcopal clergymen.

Dr. McGregor went on to clarify his suggestion that the best efforts of the church might now be spiritual rather than temporal. He advised the church to "nurture in domestic...

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