Religion: A Church for Scientists

A man or woman with a scientific turn of mind, a desire to believe in God, and a distrust in Christian dogma may well find himself in the pew of a Unitarian or Universalist Church. Casting up membership totals at the first annual convention of the Unitarian Universalist Association in Washington last fortnight, President Dana McLean Greeley told 1,000 delegates that he thought their church (membership: 200,000) might double in size within the next decade. "We have thought of ourselves as a tiny denomination; but with adequate vision and will, in a quarter of a century we could become a denomination...

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