Mem. Church Taboo

Letters

Some 20 years ago, my sermons in the Harvard chapel were ended because of one which was "religiously incorrect." The gist of that talk to students was the following: "You come to college to study the sciences to learn how to manipulate people. You come here to learn how to die."

Ever since that time, I have become more convinced such is the basic purpose of all religions. I may be wrong, but has the climate now changed? --Richard N. Frye,   Aga Khan Professor of Iranian,   Emeritus