Religion: Northbound Texan

Rich and rare is the religious fare served up each & every Sunday in Detroit. From his suburban Charity Crucifixion Tower Father Coughlin broadcasts to the nation. In the Episcopal Cathedral Bishop Herman Page holds forth ably. Methodist residents of what they call the "Fourth City" know that Rev. Merton Stacher ("Mert") Rice of mammoth Metropolitan Methodist Church has twice declined a bishopric. Likewise nationally known in their respective churches are Presbyterian Joseph Anderson Vance, Quaker Morton C. Pearson, Rabbi Leo M. Franklin. Congregationalists Charles Haven Myers and Warren Wheeler Pickett, Disciple...

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