Is there an absolute distinction between right & wrong? Or are moral laws really a matter of changing times, changing customs?
Last week Americans were invited to take a sharp second look at an answer made by the nation's No. i judge. Wrote Chief Justice Vinson, in his majority opinion upholding the conviction of the eleven top U.S. Communists (TIME, June n): "Nothing is more certain in modern society than the principle that there are no absolutes."
Commented the Christian Century:
"[Vinson's statement] plays into the hands of those who deny the existence of the moral law and, in public affairs, make the...