Religion: Man Proposes

In the mountains of Washington last summer, Walter Marshall Horton (in his own words) "saved civilization on paper just as it broke down in fact." Professor Horton is a softspoken, sparse-haired theologian who teaches at Oberlin College. He likes to travel, often turns his trips into theological travelogues (Contemporary English Theology, Contemporary Continental Theology). When he took a sabbatical leave in 1938-39 he toured Australia, the East Indies and Asia, attended the decennial meeting of the International Missionary Council at Madras (TIME, Dec. 26, 1938). That busman's holiday stirred up notions which...

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