B. I. Retires

B. I. Retires

There are 1 comment on the www.time.com story from Sep 23, 2011, titled B. I. Retires. In it, www.time.com reports that:

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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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Sep 23, 2011
from time:

"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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