Religion: New Princetonian

A notable changing of the Presbyterian guard was announced last week. President John A. Mackay (rhymes with sky) of Princeton Theological Seminary retires automatically next summer at the age of 70; replacing him in the fall will be Dr. James Illey McCord, 38, dean and professor of systematic theolegy at Austin (Texas) Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Since 1936, when Scots-born Dr. Mackay took over the presidency of Princeton Seminary, enrollment has doubled to its present 487 students (from 40 states, 20 foreign countries, some 50 different denominations). In one respect at least. President-elect McCord promises to be like his predecessor: he is an...

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