Episcopalians: The Worker-Bishop

The Right Rev. James A. Pike, Episcopal Bishop of California, has been in charge of one of his church's fastest-growing dioceses for eight years, during which time he has also become absorbed in exploring the frontiers of modern theology. Deciding that he could not adequately do both, the yeasty and iconoclastic prelate last week announced that he will resign his see and become a member of the resident staff of Robert Hutchins' Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara. MIND OVER MITER, headlined the New York Daily News.

"I had to make a decision—I'm not twins," Pike...

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