Religion: The Practical Christian

At the crimson gates of Her Majesty's Prison in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, a balding little Englishman stood one day last week, blinking in the sudden sunlight. Guy Clutton-Brock, 53, had just been released after 27 days in jail. His wife Molly was 250 miles away in a Bulawayo mental hospital; she had suffered a breakdown following her husband's arrest for associating with African nationalists. Clutton-Brock is what he calls "a practical Christian," and his courageous version of practical Christianity, many African churchmen were saying last week, may be just what is needed to get the church out from under the...

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