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by the Rev. E. F. Carpenter, Canon of Westminster.
Some Christians regard the married state as a metaphysical union. Some insist that the recorded words of Jesus 'lay down the law'. Canon Carpenter believes that both legalism and metaphysical theory substitute an abstraction what is essentially a personal commitment and a relationship to be worked out, by God's grace in Christ, only through the stresses of the concrete IstunaD situation.
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The Rev. E. F. Carpenter

Talk by Tom Soper, Sub-Warden of Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford.
In 1951 eighty per cent of the population of England and Wales was classified as urban and under twenty per cent as rural. A hundred years earlier the proportions had been equal.
Reviewing Victor Bonham-Carter's recent book Darlington Hall: the history of an experiment, Mr. Soper assesses the attempt to re-establish a rural economy in South Devon.
(The recorded broadcast of July 14)


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