Religion: Trends Jun. 28, 1926

President Erdman. Until three weeks ago Rev. Dr. Charles Rosenbury Erdman of Princeton Theological Seminary was moderator of the Presbyterian General Assembly (succeeded by Dr. William Oxley Thompson, TIME, June 7). Last week he was chosen president of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions. Probably the most heavily endowed agency of its kind.

Contempt. If the Chicago Tribune and its noisy offspring, Liberty, had their way, they would persuade ignorant readers that Stephen Decatur's ". . . our country right or wrong" is the greatest patriotic phrase ever mouthed. But executives of the...

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