Methodists: A Jester for Wesleycms

The publications of the Methodist Church's Board of Education run mostly to sober catechisms, Sunday-school texts, and gentle lives of Jesus for six-year-olds. Standing out in this array like a miniskirt at a church social is motive, a monthly magazine aimed at Christian college students in general and Methodist ones in particular. As most of its 40,000 youthful readers will affirm, motive is probably the most provocatively adventurous church publication in the U.S. today.

Non-Methodists will soon have more opportunity to find out what motive is all about. This month the magazine became the official organ of the interdenominational University...

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