Religion: The Healing Ministry

Winding up their eight-day meeting in Pittsburgh last week, the 1,200 delegates to the first General Assembly of the brand-new United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (TIME, June 9) heard these notable recommendations: <| From 2,000 to 2,500 additional ministers should be recruited by 1970, seminary capacity must be doubled, and $25 million must be spent on new churches and seminaries within the next ten years. EUR| More proselyting energy should be expended on Jews. "We would remind our people," said a commission report, "since most Jews are such in name only, that in a spirit of true repentance for our...

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