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Commentary: Being a Chaplain

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Commentary: Being a Chaplain

Commentary: Being a Chaplain

Commentary: Being a Chaplain

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A call to be in the clergy is a singular and personal thing. Not many people feel moved to join a religious order — or to become a minister. Commentator John Green thought that he had a calling, and before he went to divinity school, he took a job as a hospital chaplain.