Religion: Drama of Missions

As compared with such an unfashionable church as the Seventh Day Adventist, which spent $50,000,000 on foreign missionary work in six recent years (TIME, June 8, 1936), the fashionable Protestant Episcopal Church is comparatively cool about carrying the Word afar. It budgets about $5,000,000 a year for missions, chiefly in U. S. rural districts, Alaska, South America, India, and in recent years the Episcopal faithful have periodically allowed missionary deficits to accumulate.

As compared with the Baptist and the Methodist churches, the Episcopal Church does not go in much for the sort of homely...