Religion: Poling Y. Pacifism

To Christians who find it difficult to reconcile their faith with participation in war, a famed Protestant clergyman last week made a Christian's answer, A Preacher Looks At War (MacMillan; $1.25). Daniel Alfred Poling tells why he sees no conflict with Christian faith in the defense of the things on which Christianity is based.

Dan Poling, pastor of Philadelphia's Baptist Temple, president of World's Christian Endeavor Union, has been deeply touched by war. His son, Army Chaplain Clark Vandersall Poling, to whose memory the book is dedicated, died last February in the sinking of an army trans port in the North African...

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