Religion: Talking to the Universe

Methodist theological seminaries had better get cracking with a program to train future ministers in talking religion to creatures in outer space, said Washington's Methodist Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam in Pittsburgh last week. Speaking at a meeting in Mt. Lebanon Methodist Church to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the organization of U.S. Methodism, Bishop Oxnam said:

"Before another 175 years have passed, we will have conquered space and come to know the thinking, the culture, the dreams, the problems, the limitations of the people who populate the great planets of the universe . . .

"Are the theological seminaries of the Methodist Church...

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