Religion: Quarantined Christian

The First Baptist Church of Oakland, Calif, was all ready one night last week to extend a rousing welcome to a visitor from Japan, the No. i Christian of that land. Dr. Toyohiko Kagawa. The church folk of Los Angeles would gather the following night to greet the soft-faced, myopic 47-year-old man of God whose arrival has been heralded in church papers for months. Few days after Christmas the Young People's Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in Memphis, had on its program the name of the great Dr. Kagawa, who went to...

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