Religion: Keep It Up

Five Church of Christ ministers from Washington dropped in at the White House last week to present Harry Truman with a large new Bible. The President, who knows his Bible well, embellished the occasion with some pertinent texts. "A great many people," he observed, "know of the passage in Isaiah which reads, 'They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks.' But not many people know that further on the Bible says, 'Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears.'" The second passage the President quoted is from Joel (3:10), one of the minor...

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