Letters: Jan. 2, 1961

City of God & Man

Sir:

The TIME cover story on John Courtney Murray, S.J., is another memorable contribution. Knowing Father Murray well, I am all the more appreciative for your choice of subject and the way that it was handled.

This has been a real service to the whole world of thought and spirit.

LOUIS FINKELSTEIN

Chancellor

The Jewish Theological Seminary of America

New York City

Sir:

Your article is a useful contribution to understanding, but I have three comments:

Is it not an abuse of language to call "Citizen Tom Paine a soldier-atheist"? He was an avowed deist who wrote The Age...

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