Religion: Christianity at Harvard

Ears around Harvard Yard were tuned to Nathan Pusey's baccalaureate address last week with more attention than is usually accorded to a college president on such a day. Reason: Pusey was talking religion, and these days religious questions are sweeping the Cambridge campus with what Pusey himself called cyclone force. The controversy reached a peak over the issue of whether Memorial Church, dedicated to the memory of Harvard's dead in World Wars I and II, should be used for non-Christian marriage and funeral ceremonies (TIME, May 5).

During the course of this controversy, the...

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