Signs of the Times

From a dispatch datelined Atlantic City, New Jersey published in The Commercial-News Danville, Illinois

The high intelligence of today's children, a subject of intensive study by the nation's educators, has not been overlooked by the churches. Next year, the Methodist Church ... will discard all lessons and teaching materials ... for children from birth through the sixth grade. They will introduce a new curriculum, acknowledging the advanced intelligence level of children and presenting broad theological themes at an earlier age.

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December 14, 1963

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