Religion: A Wonderful Experience

"I think you would want me to be perfectly frank with you," said the doctor to the Rev. Benjamin Harrison Duncan, editor of the weekly Arkansas Baptist. That day, nearly a year ago, 66-year-old Baptist Duncan learned that he had leukemia (cancer of the white blood corpuscles) and perhaps had only a few months to live. In an editorial last week, Duncan told his readers how it feels for a minister to live under a death sentence.

"Death isn't a stranger to me, a Baptist minister for 46 years," he wrote. "I have prayed...

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