Religion: Convert Joad

A goat-bearded, argumentative agnostic was London University's Philosopher Cyril Edwin Mitchison Joad, who once asserted (on the dust-jacket of his Testament of Joad): "I can explain anything to anybody." For the last 18 months he has carried out this threat on a popular BBC radio program, "The Brains Trust." But of late radio fans have noticed a decreasing cockiness in Brain Truster Joad's answers. One shrewd lady listener wrote him that he seemed to be walking a tightrope between the mountain of faith and the abyss of doubt, and that she prayed every night he would fall off on the mountain...

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