Religion: Little Men & Women

Foreign missions and missionaries have come in for much sharp criticism during the past month, in the week-by-week reports of the laymen's Appraisal Commission which surveyed the field for seven U. S. Protestant churches (TIME, Oct. 31). Last week came more criticism, in a Manhattan speech by Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, author of The Good Earth and Sons, daughter of missionaries, wife and faculty associate of Professor John Lossing Buck whose non-missionary agricultural college at Nanking University is considered a model of its kind. Said Mrs Buck: "I suppose, next to the Chinese among...

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