Religion: What about Christ?

Not for years have Britons boiled and bubbled in a religious controversy as they did last week over the affair of Mrs. Knight.

Margaret Knight, fortyish, wife of a psychology professor at Aberdeen University and herself a part-time lecturer on the subject, had asked the BBC if she might broadcast her views on what she called "scientific humanism." The BBC duly scheduled her for three talks on its Home Service. Her subject: "Morals Without Religion." Mrs. Knight's first broadcast drew some criticism. Her second lifted the roof of Broadcasting House.

Neither Nymph nor Virgin....

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