Religion: Protestant Prescription

One of U.S. Protestantism's doughtiest champions—and one of its sharpest critics —is the owner-editor of the nondenominational Christian Century. For 38 years Dr. Charles Clayton Morrison's Protestant polemics have warmed the pages of his vigorous weekly (present circulation: 40,000).

This week's Century saw the completion of one of the biggest jobs in all Editor Morrison's 71 years—a penetrating, if sometimes repetitious, series of 13 articles titled "Can Protestantism Win America?" Main points:

Secular Shadow. U.S. Protestantism, says Editor Morrison, may examine its yearly membership gains and complacently conclude that all is well....

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