– PERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnThe New Eschatology of Peace by John Gray 15nThe peace movement has its roots in a decadentnChristianity.n”The” Patriarchy by Frederick Turner 19nNotes on the underground life of language.nDead Souls in the Classroom 24nby Bryce J. Christensenn•If we can’t flee death, we can trivialize it.nOPINIONSnNational Insecurity by William R. Hawkins 27nConstantine C. Menges: Inside the NationalnSecurity Council.nCarnes Lord: The Presidency and the Managementnof National Security. The loose cannon innReagan’s Washington was not the NSC; it wasnGeorge Shultz’s State Department.nThe Lessons of Grenada by Timothy Ashby 30nGeoffrey Wagner: Red Calypso. An eyewitnessnaccount of the liberation.nOld Possum in His Letters by James W. Tuttleton 32nThe Letters ofT.S. Eliot: Volume I, 1898-1922,nedited by Valerie Eliot. Some men are born tongreatness and some, like Eliot, work systematicallynto achieve it.nREVIEWSnKenneth McDonald finds lessons for us in MauricenTugwell’s guide to Canadian pacifists •nJanet Barlow roasts Gail Sheehy’s search fornCharacter • Peter Laurie and David Slavittnon Pound • Clyde Wilson praises Forrestnand Ellen McDonald’s essays • E. Fuller Torreyngives the facts of deinstitutionalization, saysnDan McMurry • Juliana Pilon sees flawsnin Freedom House’s survey of rights abuses • InnTwin Powers, Thomas Molnar argues that powernmust have sacred sanction, says Harold BrownnChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUREnLife and Death in a House Dividednby Thomas FlemingnWhy the right to life is a dead issue.n35n12nCORRESPONDENCEnLetter From Finland: No Miracles This Time 46nby Arnold BeichmannLetter From the Lower Right: E.P., Phone 47nHome by John Shelton ReednLetter From the Heartland: A Prophet in His 49nOwn Country by Jane GreernVITAL SIGNSnDefining Life by Steven Goldberg 51nCrime and Capital Punishment by Betsy Clarke 52nWriting in the Tolstoy Tradition 53nby Sally S. WrightnCaution: Historical Revisionism at Work 56nby Arthur M. Ecksteinn.Postwar Oxford by Geoffrey Wagner 58n— DEPARTMENTSnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGES 4nCULTURAL REVOLUTIONS 8nMight and right: Carter’s citizen diplomacy, andnexecution and murder rates.nLIBERAL ARTSnNewspeak Dictionary 10nLuther on Secular Authority 18nOn Death 28nOn Punishment 52nPOETRYnLa Belle Dame Sans Merci by Thomas Fleming 21nDeath of a White Pine and Narrative of Light 23nby Paul RamseynREVISIONS 45nGrand Illusions: Preventing World War IIInby David M. Abshire -‘••–nON THE COVERnCover by Anna Mycek-Wodecki. Illustrations bynKrystyna Jachniewicz, except where noted.nnnAPRIL 1989/3n