Protestants: The Crusaders of Cape May

Even when judged by the sedate standards of the resort town of Cape May, on the southern tip of New Jersey, the 3,000 conventioners were an extraordinary crew. The delegates to the Seventh World Congress of the fundamentalist International Council of Christian Churches did not drink, nor did they smoke; they spent most of their time browsing through Scriptures and savoring the special satisfactions of zealous dissent.

The I.C.C.C. was conceived by Carl Mclntire, 61, a tireless Protestant crusader against Romanism, ecumenism, the World Council of Churches and atheistic Communism. To Mclntire, all such activities and organizations are part of...

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