Religion: The Christian Answer

Twice a year for the last decade, 25 of the best religious minds in the U.S. have been meeting for quiet weekends at the suburban Princeton (N.J.) Inn (or at Drew or Union Seminary) for "full, frank and leisurely exchange of ideas." Last week this group of teachers, pastors and seminary presidents, calling themselves "The Theological Discussion Group,"* published the results of their mental exchange: a small, powerful book called The Christian Answer (Scribner, $2.50).

When the theologians had begun their discussions, in 1935, skepticism and moral uncertainty were being met only by an equally negative countercurrent which asked men to "return...

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