Religion: Words of the Week

"There is an impression abroad that religion first and last is a comforting and comfortable affair. Twentieth century Christianity has lost the stringent note. For most of us there is no cross in it, no abstinence, no subjugation of the flesh in the interests of the spirit. People are not made to feel when they look at the church and its program that Christianity is a creed for heroes or that to embrace it means 'living dangerously' . . . The man on the street has little reason to think, that Christians are a company of people committed to the turning...

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