Religion: Sermons from Laymen

Two noted laymen spoke their minds on the past and future of Christianity.

> To Quebec to accept the degree of Doctor of Laws from Laval University went lanky Viscount Halifax, British Ambassador to the U.S. The devout Anglo-Catholic peer found one of the war's fundamental causes in "the continuous erosion" of Christianity in the past century. He noted that every attempt to eradicate Christianity has eventually placed the destroyers in the awkward position of cooking up a substitute. The French invented the Goddess of Reason, the Russians substituted "the abstraction of social...

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