Religion: The Unreal Revival

Is the U.S. religious revival "real"? What caused it? Is it "leading to the betterment of individual lives"? When the National Council of Churches' monthly Outlook put these questions to 34 top religious leaders and laymen, they found the laymen generally optimistic and the professionals generally skeptical. Some of the more notable headshakings:

¶ Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. and president of the National Council of Churches: "The old question 'Can I believe?' has given way to the new, 'What shall I believe in?' ... There is a danger, however, that many may...

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