Religion: Counter-Heresies?

Through its bimonthly magazine Social Action, the Congregational Christian Churches' Council for Social Action has served up some intelligent, if sometimes captious criticism of what is wrong with the church and the nation.* In the current issue, subtitled "Christian Faith and the Protestant Churches," Social Action asks some searching questions about the current philosophy of U.S. Protestantism.

The indignant Protestant reaction to the proposal to send a U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, says Social Action, points up a disturbing fact: "The one emotional loyalty that of a certainty binds us together as

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