Religion: Theological Internes

To gain an idea of what their pastoral duties will be like, U. S. theological students spend much of their spare time doing welfare work, practising preaching in missions, doing pious chores for ministers. But for men of God there exists no compulsory interneship comparable to that fulfilled by men of medicine. Last week, simultaneously with announcing election of a new dean, the Divinity School (Protestant Episcopal) in Philadelphia announced a new "clinical" course of study which will give its students the longest scholastic year —eleven months—of any in the U. S. To...

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