Religion: Doctrine Defender

At Princeton, N. J., "shrine of Presbyterianism in America," the Rev. Dr. J. Gresham Machen, stated supply (preacher) at the First Presbyterian Church, was relieved of his position. It was not announced whether or not Dr. Machen's withdrawal was aftermath of the flurry that occurred when Dr. Henry van Dyke, genial Princeton patriarch, protested against the "bitter, schismatic, unscriptural preaching of the stated supply of the First Presbyterian Church of Princeton," gave up his pew, said: "Until he is done, count me out" (TIME, Jan 14). In connection with the release, however, the...

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