B. I. Retires
The flint-hard mind and steely pen of Bernard Iddings Bell, canon of the Episcopal Church, educator and high churchman, have struck many a light for Christians. Last week, Dr. Bell, 68, retired in the dark.
Blindness (from acute glaucoma) has stopped Canon Bell's work as "Episcopal Representative" on the campus of the University of Chicago ...
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Since: May 08
#1 Sep 23, 2011
"One function even a muffled Bell could be counted on to keep up: his sharp talk. Last week he waggled his bulldog jaw at a visitor who mentioned the 'current religious revival.' B. I. snorted.'Religion has become a fad,' he said.'There's an awful lot of people joining the church, but what it means I don't know. I'm not sure it means anything ... It's too easy to be in the church.'"
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