VIEWSnThe Promise of Life 16nAmericans fleeing death, risk, and conflict are only racingneach other into paralysis, illusion, and slavery.nby Momcilo SelicnWar, Peace, and the Church’s Teaching 22nNow that the Catholic bishops have thrown their mitres intonthe ring of the nuclear debate, they’ll have to get their headgearnfrom the Mad Hatter.nby Thomas MolnarnTHE INGERSOLL PRIZES 1985nOn November 22, the proverbial good time was had by all, 26nincluding the recipients Eugene lonesco and Robert Nisbet.nVITAL SIGNSnARTnThe Grandeur of the Getty by Shehbaz Safrani 39nSTAGEnOut of Balance: Measure for Measure reviewed by Gary S. Vasilash 41nCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From Minnesota by Allan C. CarlsonnLetter From the Southwest by Odie FaulknLetter From the Lower Right by John Shelton ReednLetter From the Heartland by Jane GreernPOLEMICS AND EXCHANGESnOn “Marxism & Motorcycle Maintenance” by Irving Louis Horowitz 48nProfessor Ashton RepliesnOn “Animals and ‘Other Awkward Cases’ ” by Jon Wynne-TysonnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnIn the lottery of contemporary culture, some things—morality innstatehouses, conservatives at Stanford, intelligence at the Nobelnand antihomosexual slurs in rock lyrics—have become very long odds.n42n44n45n46n49nnnBOOKSHELVESnCOMMENDABLESnZeus, Whoever He Is: GreeknReligionnFaith and Freud in the Bayou:nMichael Jordan on NorthnGladiolanDefending the High Frontier:nHerbert London on How tonMake Nuclear WeaponsnObsoletenIN FOCUSnA Saint Seduced: E. ChristiannKopff on Martin NiemollernA Hero for Our Times?: Carl C.nCurtis on Mountbatten: AnBiographynMoney and Mammon: HerbertnSchlossberg on Money andnPowernCrumpets and Crotchets: DennisnR. Perry on Affairs at ThrushnGreennThe Truest Polyartist: RichardnKostelanetz on Moholy-NagynRed-White-and-Blue Yiddishkeit:nScott Edwin Ewing on Voicesnof Jacob, Hands of Esau: Jewsnin American Life and ThoughtnWorldly Wise & HeavenlynFoolish: Robert C. Steensmanon Wonderful Fool; Bluebeard:nA Tale; and King SolomonnDEPARTMENTSnREVISIONSn28n29nThe Mystery of the Trinity: The 12nCommon Life: The Origins ofnTrinitarian Mysticism and ItsnDevelopmentsnLast Rights: The Generation That 20nKnew Not JosefnLIBERAL ARTSn30nHumble Pie a la Mode 28nOut of the Closet and Into the 36nWoodsnTheology, Barabbas Style 44nFinishing School 51nBOOKS IN BRIEF 9,37,48n32n33n34n35n36nJANUARY 1986 / 5n