Religion: Consensus

Is U.S. Protestantism being dominated and led around by leftists and fellow travelers? Such charges have recently been made, notably by Roosevelt-hating pamphleteer John T. Flynn, whose book, The Road Ahead, brought the Federal Council of Churches out fighting with a special pamphlet to refute its numerous misstatements. Last week, in his biweekly journal, Christianity and Crisis, anti-Communist Theologian Reinhold Niebuhr swun, some haymakers at right-wing critics on Protestant social thinking.

Niebuhr notes that the Detroit Conference in the Church & Economic Life (TIME, Feb. 27), which came out in favor of...

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