Religion: Good Resolutions

Many a thoughtful Protestant will agree with John Raleigh Mott, octogenarian Y.M.C.A. leader, that "entirely too many resolutions are being passed by churches [and] denominational bodies." The grand old man of foreign missions is quoted in the Protestant Voice: "This is a colossal escape mechanism. I have on file now 115 sets of elaborate resolutions. Certain bodies meet, deliberate, announce that they have come to such-and-such a conclusion, then they sit back on their oars and do nothing more. What we need is enlightened, imaginative and even revolutionary leadership in religion today."

Last week, the Executive Committee of the Federal Council of...

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