No Retreat

Regarding the articles on public education [“The Third Wave of School Reform,” Sept. 22]: Retreat no; we are charging in the other direction! While others teach children how to make a living, we teach them how to live. Thank you, Christian teachers and administrators for taking the Savior into the hostile environment of the public school. There are opportunities there—be bold. There are dangers there—be careful. This is no place for spiritual immaturity. An apple, then, for those who bravely follow the exhortation to raise up their children in the Lord.

Joseph M. Bridge

Bridger Valley Christian School

Lyman, Wyo.

Warhol: The Ultimate Consumer

Well done on Andy Warhol [“Hellfire of the Banalities,” Sept. 22]! It might be added that he not only portrayed Americans as consumers but was himself the ultimate of compulsive consumers. Through the years he purchased tons of art objects, collectibles, and bric-a-brac, most of which were warehoused without so much as the wrappings removed. Yes, we must admit that Andy reflected our consumer society, and we ought to be ashamed of what we see.

Rev. Orville Wolff

Fort Valley Evangelical Church

Fort Valley, Ga.

The essay on Andy Warhol’s art was two wasted pages. My sympathy goes out to those people who enjoy his strange creativity. However, I do not wish to read about it in CT.

Douglas Rumley

Camilla, Ga.

No Polarization Intended

The article “How Faith Works” [by S. Lewis Johnson, Sept. 22] unfortunately left a wrong impression. My views on the gospel in no way clash with the Westminster Confession. I am amazed that anyone could conclude that I was in any disagreement with the Confession, although I suggest that Scripture, not a Puritan creed, is the appropriate gauge of the ultimate correctness ...

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