Religion: Dr. Machen Invited

An invitation went to Dr. J. Gresham Machen of Princeton Theological Seminary last week, the sort of an invitation that could have only caused more embarrassment to an already harassed man.

Dr. Machen is a great and learned theologian, a philosopher among preachers. Also he is a literalist. He interprets the Bible strictly, and that has made him vastly unhappy at Princeton, for the greater number of the authorities there have been opposed to his views. When he was named for the Chair of Apologetics, the Board of Directors fought with the Board of Trustees over the appointment. That has been...

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