Religion: Gold Coast to Blue Grass

All Kentucky is divided into two Episcopalian dioceses. Over Louisville's presides Bishop Charles Edward Woodcock. The bishop of the hill-country diocese of Lexington, who recently resigned, is gentle soft-spoken Lewis William Burton.

Lexington stands 950 feet above sea level in the Blue Grass country, famed for Bourbon whiskey, tobacco, horses, stock farms (Elmendorf Ashland). Near Lexington was born Abraham Lincoln. And once in Lexington a statue of Native Henry Clay was decapitated by a prankish thunderbolt.

Episcopal duties in Lexington do not consist merely of preaching in the great Cathedral on Church Street. The...

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