Religion: Indians' Apostle

Roman Catholics are always adding to their roster of saints. The Protestants have a way of forgetting theirs. One such Protestant hero was John Eliot, "Apostle to the Indians." Last week, at the historic First (Unitarian) Church in Roxbury, Mass., was celebrated the 250th anniversary of John Eliot's death and the 300th anniversary of his Bay Psalm Book, first book published in the U. S.

Brilliant classical scholar, Eliot at 28 became second minister of Roxbury's First Church, eight years later, in 1640, he was one of three editors of the Bay Psalm Book, then titled "The Psalms in Metre, faithfully translated...

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