Religion: The Women Speak

Let your women keep silence in the churches; for it is not permitted unto them to speak . . . And if they will learn anything, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.

—I Corinthians: 14: 34, 35

That part of St. Paul's letter to the Corinthians was a dead letter last week in Milwaukee, where the United Council of Church Women was holding its fourth biennial assembly. The Sunday before the assembly began, in 45 of Milwaukee's Protestant churches women delegates preached the sermons. Next day, into the red brick...

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