Religion: A Faith for War

For five successive Sundays crowds have been turned away from Melbourne's Scots Church. Each Sunday some 1,000 have jammed their way in. Some 2,000 more in adjoining halls have heard famed U.S. Baptist Preacher Daniel Alfred Poling* through loudspeakers.

They have heard one of the most ringing affirmations of Christian faith yet uttered by any U.S. Protestant clergyman in World War II:

"The thought 'Whoever wins the war, God loses it' is a great apostasy. To say we should go back to the old way of living and that our children's children would be called upon to make the same sacrifices as ourselves...

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