Religion: The Stated Clerk's View

Some congressional inquiries have revealed a distinct tendency to become inquisitions . . . Treason and dissent are being confused . . . Un-American attitudes toward ideas and books are becoming current . . . Let us always be ready to meet around a conference table with the rulers of Communist countries . . . In human conflicts, there can be no substitute for negotiation.

When these words and about 2,300 others like them appeared in a letter sent last month by the 26-member General Council of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (Northern)...

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