Religion: Christian Dancing

David danced before the ark, but that was not "social dancing." Social dancing has long been viewed by many Christians as dangerous to spiritual health if not actually sinful. The Missouri Synod Lutherans, for instance, disapprove of what a special committee of their ministers defined as "the embrace of members of the opposite sexes who are not married to each other.'' But, meeting in Milwaukee last week, the Concordia College conference, attended by 50 ministers of the Missouri synod (membership: 2,150,230), tentatively opened the door to the "party. "In the literature of our synod with respect...

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