Theater: Presbyterians on Marriage

"The one flesh unity of male and female is a gift from God, who is concerned with this union which has a significance of its own," said the report on Responsible Marriage and Parenthood adopted last week by the 174th General Assembly of the 3,250,000-member United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., meeting in Denver. Deploring "euphemism" and "prudishness," the report made the assumption that the church cannot maintain its "embarrassed silence" of the past because Protestant men and women today need clear stands on sex—as was shown, for example, by the violent pros and cons Vassar President Sarah Blanding provoked a...

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