Religion: World Religious Center

Harvard University announced an important new addition to its educational plant last week. Work will begin immediately on a Center for the Study of World Religions, where believers from all over the world may live, talk and seek to understand each other's faiths. Funds for the center were supplied by an estate that insists on anonymity—the same donor who last year endowed Harvard's first professorship in world religions. And the man who occupies that chair—Canada's topflight Theologian Robert Slater—will head the new center.

For Anglican Slater, 63, a graduate of Cambridge University, who has spent 17 years in the Far East and...

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