Religion: Practical Pastor

Few modern pastors know more than Manhattan's popular Methodist Dr. Ralph W. Sockman about getting the most out of the practical tools and duties of his calling. Last week, in addition to his other duties, he was appropriately appointed associate professor of practical theology at Union Theological Seminary.

Every Sunday morning at 10 E.S.T., from October through May, 60-year-old Dr. Sockman preaches on NBC's National Radio Pulpit to one of the biggest religious radio audiences in the U.S. Then, at his Byzantine-style church on Manhattan's Park Avenue, he holds a regular Sunday morning service (with enough ceremony and liturgy to jolt many...

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