Religion: Are Episcopalians Smug?

Outsiders sometimes charge that the Protestant Episcopal Church is more snobbish than religious. Last week a few insiders made the same charge. In the Episcopal weekly, The Living Church, 100 Episcopal chaplains who have been working with servicemen complained that almost no group in the armed forces is as lacking in real religion as Episcopalians. Specifically, the chaplains reported:

"We . . . are appalled at the indifference [and] ignorance of Christianity's basic teachings about God and man. . . . We are alarmed at the degree to which the young [people] in our own church . . . are uninstructed in...

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