20 APRIL 1961, page 33

,guardian And Mercury

Press and People. By Donald Read. (Arnold, 30s.) 'NEWSPAPERS are first what public opinion makes them,' a Sheffield editor wrote in 1820; 'then, by a peculiar reaction they make......

God's Peace

THERE is something mysterious, unlikely, in- calculable, about the rise of all the great religions —particularly when, as in the case of-Islam, it,,' takes place in the full......