Religion: British Christian

Dr. Geoffrey Francis Fisher is a deeply pious Christian. He is also a gentleman of rational disposition, settled habits and scholarly inclinations. This blending, perhaps more frequently found in the British Isles than elsewhere, has made him just about the ideal man for his job: 99th Archbishop of Canterbury,* Primate of All England and the active spiritual head of the Anglican communion.

This week Dr. Fisher is in the U.S., passing a vacation as guest of the Right Rev. Henry Knox Sherrill, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. Those who have met him find...

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