TITLE

Graying of the prophets

AUTHOR(S)
Sheler, Jeffery L.
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/13/94, Vol. 116 Issue 23, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how religions are confronting aging patriarchies. Possibility that Howard W. Hunter, 86, will succeed the late Ezra Taft Benson as head of the Mormon Church; Concern of other religious groups who have built gerontocracy into their laws; Debate over the ailing Lubavitcher Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, 92, spiritual leader of a worldwide movement of Hasidic Jews; Crisis of theological proportions looming for the Jehovah's Witnesses.
ACCESSION #
9406097589

 

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