ChroniclesrnA M A G A Z I N E OF A M E R I C A N C U L T U RE PERSPECTIVErnReligious Rights and Wrongsrnby Thomas FlemingrnIn praise of intolerance.rn10rnVIEWSrnIf God Ran the State Department by D. George Leech 12rnA Christian foreign policy.rnThe Last Respectable Bias by William A. Donohue 16rnAnti-Catholicism.rnHow the Market Stamps Out Evil 19rnby Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.rnWhy the Christian right needs Econ 101.rnA Good Report by Harold O.J. Brown 24rnClergy and their ethics.rnOPINIONSrnA Labor of Hate by Justin RaimondornRichard Norton Smith: The Colonel:rnThe Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick,rn1880-195S.rnA defamation of character.rnA Picturesque, Unprofitable Craftrnby Mark Royden WinchellrnCharles Edward Eaton: The Fox and 1.rnMark Jarman and David Mason:rnRebel Angels: 25 Poets of the New Formalism.rnPoets and their craft.rnREVIEWSrnStephen Nissenbaum’s The Battle for Christmasrnshows why putting Christ back into Christmas mayrnbe the biggest battle of all, writes Wayne Allensworthrn• R.F. Foster’s W.B. Yeats: A Life. Vol. l.rnThe Apprentice Mage, 1865-1914 is too ambitiousrnfor its own good, reports Frank Brownlow •••rnCORRESPONDENCErn26rn29rn32rnLetter From Chicago: To Archbishop Francis George 37rnby Thomas F. RoeserrnLetter From Inner Israel: The Yale Experiencernby Jacob NeusnerrnVITAL SIGNSrnRELIGION: The Chastity Amendmentrnby Mark TooleyrnFAMILY: Abortion, Adoption, andrnPresident Clintonrnby Janet Scott BarlowrnFOREIGN AFFAIRS: How Jesse HelmsrnSaved the U.N.rnby Cliff KincaidrnEDUCATION: Harkness Road High Schoolrnby Isabel LymanrnPHILOSOPHY: Thomas Molnar andrnLate Modem Decadencernby Paul GottfriedrnDEPARTMENTS —rnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESrnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSrnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSrnNationalism, True and Falsernby Samuel FrancisrnTHE HUNDREDTH MERIDIANrnOn the Border With Crooks, and Friendsrnby Chilton Williamson, Jr.rnPOETRYrnEighty-Eight at MidnightrnThe Sage Hen andrnFailures of Promisernby Timothy Murphyrn40rn42rn43rn43rn46rn47rn4rn6rn35rn49rn21rn33rn48rnLetter From Paris: Diana—Goddess of Illusionrnby Curtis Gatern38 ON THE COVERrnCover and inside illustrahons by Anna Mycek-Wodecki.rnDECEMBER 1997/3rnrnrn