Religion: Wrong Immersion

Because Baptists held he had been improperly baptized, President Henry Noble Sherwood last week lost his job at Kentucky's Georgetown College. As a youth, Henry Sherwood was baptized in the church of Disciples of Christ; later he joined the Baptist Church. When he became Georgetown's president seven years ago, however, the General Association of Baptists in Kentucky demanded that he be rebaptized according to the Baptist ritual. President Sherwood refused to be immersed again, whereupon the Association cut the college off from its subsidy, eventually held back $47.000. Last week Georgetown's trustees, having...