Religion: God & Man at Harvard

In the harried hassle over Harvard President Nathan M. Pusey's pro-religion policy at the university (TIME, April 14), the most incendiary charge was that the Rev. George Arthur Buttrick, chairman of the Board of Preachers, refused in 1955 to permit a Jewish student to be married by a rabbi in Harvard's Memorial Church. On another occasion, Dr. Buttrick made his position plain: "It is intellectually dishonest for Jewish and Christian marriages to be conducted under the same roof."

The issue brought almost everybody out swinging¬óChristians, Jews and unbelievers, graduates, undergraduates, faculty members and plain kibitzers. "The only interpretation," snapped Jerome Davis Greene,...

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