Religion: Methodists Deplore

"We are now in the sixth year of the so-called depression, and the 25 months of strenuous effort under the New Deal to reform the system has only proved that it is beyond reform. . . . The conviction grows, therefore, that Capitalism must be discarded and a planned Christian economy be established."

That paragraph, seemingly clear enough, seemed to be the key-paragraph in the social service report presented last week to the New York East Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church—a body representing all the Methodists eastward of Third Avenue in New York,...

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