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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria University College, Wellington N.Z. Vol. 20, No. 9. June 27, 1957


World's Inside Out

World's Inside Out

Once upon a time and a very bad time it was (so we are told) there was no such thing as society. But now there is. And man, having lived in both worlds, has been equipped for both: he is an individual and a social being. Christianity also has this twofold nature; without guidance for other side of life it would be incomplete.

The writer of "Christians Should Take "Their Coats Off" ("Salient". 13th June) has overlooked this completely. Like many others who are more interested in social reforms than in Christianity, he has quite forgotten about the role of the individual. We who are Christians cannot afford to forget it. But we cannot afford to forget the question either—what should Christians be doing?