Religion: Theology & Life

Before the 44th annual convocation of Yale's Divinity School, the Rev. Hugh Hartshorne. 68, professor of the psychology of religion, poured out some of the lessons he has learned in over 40 years as a teacher. "I am the senior member of our faculty," he said. "I can say what I like, and I shall."

Dr. Hartshorne was worried. "Many young ministers," he said, "are ill prepared for the tasks that they have actually to do." Part of the reason is that the churches themselves keep adding "odds and ends of new responsibilities until they resemble a modern drugstore or shopping center...

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