SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT MAN--II: Searching Again for the Sacred


Last week TIME began a four-part series that focuses attention on those ideas that are challenging the current generation's established wisdom—the related concepts of liberalism, rationalism and scientism. In the first part of the series, TIME's Behavior section described the limits—and potentialities—of human nature as now seen by certain behavioral scientists. This week the Religion section examines some developments both within and outside the churches that are working subtle changes in the spiritual face of America.

No book captured the popular theological mood of the '60s better than...

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