Education: Ad Valorem . . .

To anyone who had never seen it, Christian Theological College "in the heart of New York" sounded like an impressive place. It had a Latin motto ("Ad Valorem Divinitatis"'), a fancy slogan ("A Christian College for the Christian People"), and some snappy school colors (white and old gold). Cried its catalogue: "Today, through seven years of sacrifice, the College boasts a fine library, spacious offices in three cities, five extension Classes, a faculty of accredited teachers and alumni scattered all over the world. But yet there is room for more!" Its admissions policy...

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