Religion: Something Marked Personal

The well-to-do families of Chicago's broad-lawned suburb, Winnetka, Ill., turned out this week at the red brick community church* to honor the man who has been baptizing them, marrying them and preaching to them for 20 years —and loving it.

The Rev. Samuel Dacke Harkness, 66, grew up in a background where theology was orthodox and strict. The son of a Scottish Presbyterian minister, young Sam earned a doctor's degree from Missouri Valley College and was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1908. But his experiences in the ministry soon began to jar loose some of the orthodox rivets in his Presbyterianism.

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