Religion: Poll to Poll

Between the extremes of evangelical Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church there slants an almost unbroken line: the emphasis placed upon alcoholic temperance by the denominations along this line increases in ratio to their distance from the Roman Catholic Church which does not favor Prohibition.

The Protestant Episcopal Church lies between Rome and the strongly evangelical, pro-prohibition denominations. Intelligent observers were not, therefore, greatly surprised when they inspected the results of a questionnaire poll conducted by the Church Temperance Society of the Episcopal Church. The questionnaire had been sent to 5,301 ministers; 2,980 of them had replied. The results were tabulated as...

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