--Missionary societies and the development of other forms of associations in India, by R. W. Taylor.--The communauté de travail: experimentation in integral association, by V. H. Fletcher.--"The politics of mass society": significance for the churches, by W. A. Pitcher.--A new pattern of community, by F. H. Littell.--The crisis of the congregation: a debate, by G. Fackre.--The voluntary church: a moral appraisal, by J. M. Gustafason.--SANE as a voluntary organization, by H. A. Jack.--James Luther Adams: a biographical and intellectual sketch, by M. L. Stackhouse.--Voluntary associations as a key to history, by J. D. Hunt.--A bibliography of the writings of James Luther Adams, by R. B. Potter.
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The nature of voluntary associations, by K. Hertz. Associational thought in early Calvinism, by F. S. Carney. The religious background of the idea of a loyal opposition, by G. H. Williams. The meaning of "church" in Anabaptism and Roman Catholicism: past and present, by M. Novak. Hobbe's theory of associations in the seventeenth-century milieu, by D. B. Robertson. The voluntary principle in religion and religious freedom in America, by R. T. Handy. The political theory of voluntary association in early nineteenth-century German liberal thought, by G. G. Iggers. Rauschenbusch's view of the church as a dynamic voluntary association, by D. E. Smucker. A note on creative freedom and the state in the social philosophy of Nicolas Berdyaev, by D. E. Sturm.