Protestants: Mueller for Miller

The National Council of Churches, having gone through a phase of innovation in picking a layman as president three years ago, last week swung back to an organization clergyman to run it for the next term. At its general assembly in Philadelphia, the 31-denomination council elected to the presidency Reuben Mueller, 66, presiding bishop of the 748,000-strong Evangelical United Brethren Church. Mueller re places (and pronounces his name like) Industrialist (Cummins Engine Co.) J. Irwin Miller, a Disciple of Christ.

Mueller suits the council's new needs in various ways. As has no...

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