Seminary Parley Adopts Three-year Program for Intergration of Knowledge
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Seminary Parley Adopts Three-year Program for Intergration of Knowledge

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The three-day Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion at the Jewish Theological Seminary, which ended yesterday, appointed an executive committee to carry out a three-year program aimed at integration of the various fields of thought in defense of modern civilization, it was announced in a press statement issued after the meeting.

It is intended to hold discussion meetings of the various groups, to be followed by a second conference in 1941. The statement admitted the impossibility of realizing the conference’s end within a short time, but said “it is notable that men of different faiths, and even persons professing no faith, came together without compromising their respective faiths and inner convictions.” The meeting was attended by delegates of representative.

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