Religion: The Morality of Bundling

With tongue in cheek, Christianity Today noted the renascence of a fine old Puritan practice. In Pottstown, Pa., teen-agers have banded together in the Society to Bring Back Bundling as a distinct improvement over the variable climate and other distractions of, say, the drive-in theater and dead-end street. Reports the magazine: "Parents and preachers, roused by a badly bungled moral code, banned bundling; better heating in larger homes cooled it. Bundling has been rekindled by a spark from a new moral code." Said the president of the Pottstown bundlers: "In many colleges, boys and girls today are allowed in the dormitories...

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