Religion: High-Church Lowdown

What U.S. Protestant unity needs first of all is some Episcopal unity. Dr. Henry Pitney Van Dusen, president of Manhattan's nondenominational Union Theological Seminary, last week charged the Episcopalians with being notoriously balky on the road to reunion: "All they want to do is talk and pray." Back of the balkiness is the small but powerful Anglo-Catholic wing, the high churchmen who cherish the doctrine of apostolic succession* so devoutly that the only groups they think worth talking to are other apostolic successionists. such as the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches.

Appraising the chances of the plan of church unity proposed...

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