The Word: Pop Preaching

The gospel is moving out of the pulpit and into the public consciousness in many unorthodox ways—through jazz and rock Masses, plays, and even electric-light shows. Three current examples of imaginative means being used to interpret the Word in the vernacular:

TELEVISION. A series called One Reach One, created by the Episcopal Radio-TV Foundation, is being shown on stations in 35 U.S. cities. It goes considerably further than other worthy religious programs in examining modern moral problems with the help of frank, uninhibited dialogue and a realism that is almost painful.

One of the series' twelve half-hour episodes, Love...

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