Religion: Privacy at Princeton

The Philadelphian Society, Princeton University's 105-year-old campus religious organization, conducts religious services and courses of study, engages in charity and mission work, offers membership and the opportunity for good deeds to any man on the campus. Privately it does admirable, devout things in a quiet, effective way. Publicly it has achieved quite a different reputation. Several years ago the Philadelphian Society got itself mixed up with the lurid cult of Buchmanism, which encourages its adherents, of both sexes, to achieve spiritual relief by blurting out their sex histories at weekend "house parties"...

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