Education: The Search

The student who burst into his office seemed so distraught that Professor James A. Martin Jr. of Amherst College's department of religion has never forgotten him. "Sir," said the student that day two years ago, "I am at the end of my rope. I have now lost my faith in science, and I gave up religion long ago! What am I to do?" The student, in a sense, was asking the question on behalf of a whole generation that has found an urgent desire to believe. Today on campuses across the

U.S., the young American is searching for answers in an area...

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