Religion: Sex & the Seventh

Can a little mining town in Ontario find happiness with a continental pastor who has advanced ideas? Last week Cobalt (pop. 2,400) was all riled up about Pastor Helmuth Ludwig Wipprecht and the commandment, "Thou shalt not commit adultery."

Pastor Wipprecht. 29, who was born in Germany and polished at Heidelberg after schooling in the U.S. and Canada, divides his time between the Cobalt United Church and the public school, where he teaches religion. When his seventh-grade pupils came to the seventh of the Ten Commandments this spring, Pastor Wipprecht wrote three questions on the blackboard, told the children to copy them...

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