What is the role of thanksgiving in God’s pattern of things? Cary Weisiger shows it to be indispensable in the divine purpose. The editorial on page 29 points to the apparent tendency to secularize the Thanksgiving holiday.

Several articles focus upon communication: God to man and man to man. And be sure not to miss “The Minister’s Workshop,” highlighted by Paul Rees’s plea for the concrete.

Frank Farrell reports on the annual convention of the Disciples of Christ (page 38).

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