Religion: Spiritual Unemployment?

Monday is the parish clergyman's usual day off. But the rest of his week is apt to be a hectic succession of committee meetings, Boy Scout jamborees, ladies' auxiliary suppers. From the pulpit of Harvard's Memorial Church last week, Dr. Samuel H. Miller, dean of the Harvard Divinity School, launched into a blistering tirade against Protestant clergy who, at the insistence of their congregations, reduce their office to a "mad dervish dance of unenlightened public activities."

Said Baptist Miller: "One of the tragedies of our time is that the minister is both overworked and unemployed; overworked in a multitude of tasks that...

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