Religion: Evangelism

Old-fashioned "evangelistic crusades," which used to be known as revivals, have been staging an impressive comeback. Last week, in three big Eastern cities, three big revivals were going full blast:

In Washington, the Federation of Churches bought full-page newspaper ads to trumpet: "Ii's GOD'S HOUR FOR GREATER WASHINGTON."The federation imported a "preaching team" of 30 Protestant ministers and laymen, to evangelize Washingtonians at a six-day session of some 300 breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, lectures and services. At the mission's opening ceremony in 10,000-capacity Uline Arena, 250 black-robed local ministers joined with the visiting preachers...

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