Religion: Soldiers into Churchmen?

When the ten million and more come marching home again—such of them as do come back—most of them will not be bothering their young but hard-boiled heads any more about religion in the old home parish than they did about religion in their outfits—which was mighty little.

So Dr. Bernard Iddings Bell, in the current Harper's, answers the sanguine who believe that World War II will turn U.S. fighting men into peacetime churchgoers. Dr. Bell, High-Church Episcopalian priest, author of the caustic Church in Disrepute (TIME, Feb. 22), takes no stock in the...

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