Religion: Race, Marriage & Women

Green Montreat Valley, nestling in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, was once the 6,000-acre hunting preserve of Candy King John S. Huyler. Now it is a kind of religious preserve, owned by the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. (Southern), and operated as an assembly grounds and for the peace and pleasure of its retired and vacationing members. Last week 482 commissioners, representing more than 810,000 members, 3,806 congregations, gathered there for the Southern Presbyterians' 96th general assembly. The commissioners (including ten Negroes) debated and prayed for six days in grey stone Anderson Auditorium, partly by act. partly by refusal to act....

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