Religion: Shifting Gears

What the Japanese Baptists need, thinks Andrew Quincy Allen of Dallas, the Texas Baptists have got. Last week he arrived in Tokyo to give them some of it.

Andrew Allen, 52, is a precise and practical man, with a windburned complexion and a flat drawl; he became Sunday school secretary of the Texas Baptist Convention in 1949, and since then has worked out his own theory of how to do his job. "Small units," he says crisply. "The small unit concept is what has built the Texas Sunday school system, and Sunday school is...

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