Religion: What Faith?

This week a group of first-rank Protesant leaders finally stood up to be counted.

Few things better illustrate the reason U.S. churches do not enjoy a more impressive leadership in American life than heir shilly-shallying about the war. In he eight months since Pearl Harbor, only one major denomination (the United Lutheran Church) has placed itself unequivocally behind the U.S. war effort. Yet no major church has had the courage to take the opposite stand, and state unequivocally that the church's job is religion, not war.

Unequivocal Stand. "This war must be won by...