Neuhaus, Richard John
November 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1996, Issue 67, p78
Comments on the views of Alan Wolfe, author of the essay "The Review of Academic Life," on religion and the higher education. Reason for his desire to have religious students in his classes; Claim of Wolfe on religion and the public; Argument of the author on the possible reaction of the secular university to an individual who believes in the unity of truth.


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