Religion: M.R.A. Debate

Man rarely bites dog at an Assembly of the Church of England; the slashes and clashes in that arena are usually so politely modulated as to be inaudible to the untrained ear. But last week's Assembly in Westminster's Church House was different. The Social and Industrial Council's report strongly criticizing Moral Re-Armament (TIME, Feb. 14) was coming up, and for days M.R.A. literature and letters had made a rip tide across the desks and breakfast tables of churchmen and editors.

Absolute Praise? When the motion to receive the report was made, another motion popped up just as fast: "That the Assembly pass...

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