The Editor and the staff of the magazine send New Year’s greetings to our readers. Along with the greetings goes an explanation of a change. Dr. Robert Cleath revealed his identity as Eutychus III in the previous issue, and we express our appreciation for his labors as the anonymous scribe for these many months. At the same time we greet Eutychus IV, whose first contribution appears on page 11. His identity will remain undisclosed until his retirement. Meanwhile sleuthlike readers can try to guess.

My desk has been flooded with mail in response to an essay in the December 6 issue, “Confusion About Tongues.” The reactions were quite pronounced, as the letters we publish will show. We have be gun to work out arrangements for another essay on the same subject but from the other perspective, which we hope to publish in two or three months. Reader response shows that interest in this subject is great.

Looking out from our office windows, we can see workmen constructing the review stands for the inauguration of our new president. The sight serves as a reminder that Mr. Nixon needs and deserves the prayers of us all, for all of us are Americans first and Republicans or Democrats second.

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