Books: Non-Fiction

Doctor to Platitudes

ADVENTURES ON THE BORDERLAND OF ETHICS—Richard C. Cabot, M. D. —Harper ($2). Professor Cabot of Social Ethics at Harvard, as sincere a servant as ever stood before the Lord and his fellows, some years ago gave a thoughtful public something to chew on in What Men Live By (1914). He now proposes the study of Ethics (a word more inclusive and less suspect than Morals) by toilers in various vine-yards—Theology, Medicine, Business, Education, Social Work.

His suggestion for theological seminaries is this: let young gospelers spend a year learning,...

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