Religion: Troubled Africa

Dean Liston Pope of Yale Divinity School believes strongly in the "study of society as it is in relation to what it ought to be." This spring and summer, slim, spectacled Liston Pope (TIME, Jan. 24) made a study in Africa, under the auspices of the Phelps-Stokes Fund and the Julius Rosenwald Fund. Last week he delivered a somber report of what he saw on his 25,000-mile air tour.

A Vague Appeal. In Liberia, British West Africa, the Belgian Congo, the Union of South Africa and the Rhodesias, Dean Pope conferred with 125 native leaders, as well as missionaries and government officials....

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