Religion: Trend

A growing interest in religion is evident all over the U.S. On this point members of the Associated Press Managing Editors' Association agreed almost unanimously at their Atlanta convention last week (see PRESS). Polled as to their explanations of the trend, most of the editors gave psychological insecurity as the chief cause, with war a close second. But at least three credited the swing to the aggressiveness of religious groups.

"Religion has been doing a good selling job," said E. N. Jacquin of the Champaign (Ill.) News-Gazette. "Religious promotion efforts, plus the perplexities of modern life" were the causes, said M. H....

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