Religion: Words & Works

¶ The Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, the Rt. Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill, wondered publicly whether the U.S. is not getting too glib in talking about a "religious revival." The term is being "used too often, and too much is expected of it," he said to a church gathering in Omaha, Neb. "Too many of us have such great feelings about such little things. As in apostolic times, we will have to outlive, outthink and outdie the pagan world.

¶Church membership figures released by the National Council of Churches for the period 1929-52 show a membership growth for the Roman...

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