Letters, Jul. 10, 1972

The Devil Among Us

Sir / "Satan Returns" [June 19]. Since when did he leave? He came with Columbus and stayed for the entire exploration and colonization. He snatched the slave from Africa, lured the farmer to the city, and seduced the worker. He distinguished himself in every war from the Revolution to Viet Nam. He attends all elections, serves every institution and enjoys distinction in the sciences and the arts. And although people have professed Christ for centuries, they have truly worshiped the devil, as they pray on their knees on Sunday and prey on their neighbors the rest of the...