Religion: Quizzing for Christ

Welcomed by 7,000 cheering spectators, twro teams of trim, tense teen-agers marched into the huge Billy Sunday Tabernacle in Winona Lake, Ind. one evening last week. Like baseball fans, the crowd buzzed as the teams ran through warmups. Then, after prayer and a hymn, the championship play-offs in the Bible quiz, sponsored by Protestant, nondenominational Youth for Christ, got under way.

After a long, arduous competition that pitted 2,000 teams from the U.S., Canada and Latin America against each other, the contestants from Minneapolis and St. Louis, Mo. had reached the finals. The Minneapolis...

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