When I was a student at Columbia University I became, for a time, a practicing Buddhist and joined a temple. Nearly all of my fellow worshippers were niseis (JapaneseAmericans) and many of them like myself came from the Hawaiian Islands. Nisei soldiers from Camp Kilmer used to drop in from time to time and several of them told us that the United States Army was doing everything in its power to persuade them to abandon their Buddhism and become Christians.By DR. ROBERT W. BROCKWAY13 min
Five leading clergymen discuss with three laymen such questions as divorce, Billy Graham, temperance and the Lord's Day Act as they examine in this taperecorded report for Maclean’s what divides and what unites them: See next pageBy Dr. R. S. K. Seeley28 min
It’s not generally realized that hundreds of church-union plans are being discussed by Protestant denominations around the world, and that scores of unions have already taken place among various Protestant sects. In Britain, for instance, proposals have been advanced to introduce bishops into the Presbyterian church and elders into the Church of England, as the first step toward organic union.
The struggle sapped our savings and our strength. Once it almost killed me. But we’ve muzzled the biting waves that threatened to topple our cliff-edge house—and won more than safetyBy TIM PALMER19 min
Across three quarters of Canada a new industrial giant is stirring, threatening to break longset patterns of business. Natural gas, having played its part in last June’s political upheaval, is now expected to trigger a business upheaval.By Alan Phillips14 min
There are times when something that seems unimportant will throw a light on dark spaces. Such was the case a short time ago when I saw an announcement that a theatrical company from Moscow was to play six weeks in London. The nature of the performance would be what you in Canada would call vaudeville and what we in Britain would describe as music hall.By BEVERLEY BAXTER7 min
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