IN THE REVIEW

Life Study

Letters from Jenny

edited by Gordon W. Allport
I wonder if we are not attracted to tragedy because it is essentially untrue. Perhaps the pleasure it gives us is the illusion that we are actually capable of transcending pain, maintaining our integrity in the face of it, and that we can do this with style. But the fact …

The Need for Negro Politics

The Seeds of Destruction

by Thomas Merton

SNCC: The New Abolitionists

by Howard Zinn
The final test of our political morality is not our moral posture but our political program and our readiness to discuss and solve political problems. The moral and religious rhetoric of many recent books on the race crisis is not a serious contribution to the critical problem the civil rights …