Religion: Christian Soldiers

There is a new look among G.I.s, and it is a spiritual one. The man who has reached this conclusion ought to know; he is Major General Ivan L. Bennett, the Army's Chief of Chaplains. Speaking to the Little Rock, Ark. Rotary Club, Chaplain Bennett, a Southern Baptist, said flatly that never in his Army experience had fighting men "responded so freely to the things the churches have taught through the years."

"Thirty years ago," said he, "we were concerned only with what religion could do for the soldier. Now the soldiers make practical application of their religion, too." Exposure to the...

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