Radio: Voice of the Lost Tribes

Radio's most theatrically baleful voice —that of short, redheaded, 43-year-old Commentator Harold Thomas Henry ("Boake") Carter—may, it appears, have arisen out of the state of its owner's psyche. For last week Commentator Carter expounded his conversion to a new Old Testament religion.

Once a member of the Church of England, once a Christian Scientist, Boake Carter declared that he had been converted to a special brand of "Biblical Hebrew" faith, different from both Orthodox and Reformed Judaism. He also announced forthcoming publication of the first 2,000-odd-page volume of a new translation of the Bible called The Bible in the Hands of Its...