Religion: THE CHURCH CAME OUT TO US

Home again after a second tour of the world's battlefronts, Dr. Daniel A. Poling, president of the World's Christian Endeavor Union and editor of the Christian Herald, wrote for TIME the following report on the state of religion as he found it among the armed forces:

War is not a prayer meeting, and global war gives men little time to sing hymns in front of an altar. But the praying pilot; the nurse who lifted the cup of cold water to my burning lips; the mail truck driver with a chest cough that sounded to me like pneumonia, who nevertheless drove twelve...

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