Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun May 20 15:46:25 UTC 2007

Here's earlier evidence than what is in The Yale Book of Quotations and
other sources:

Unless this gap is narrowed, all of the liberal reforms of recent years could
be, as one Protestant official put it recently, "like switching deck chairs on
the Titanic."
        Edward B. Fiske, "Secular Issues Split Churches," Fresno Bee, Apr. 5,
1970, p. 5-C

Fred Shapiro

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