August 12, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 4Whole No. 4495

Editorials

Gasoline Prices

The problem with gasoline prices is not that they have been too high this summer, but that they have been too low for the past two decades.

Articles

The Genome Project: More Than a Medical Milestone
Lisa Sowle Cahill

Two scientific teams, one public and one private, jointly announced in June that their researchers, working separately, had deciphered the human genetic code.

Seminarians Make Peace in the Balkans
Raymond G. Helmick

What can Americans do to help with the peace in the battered countries that used to make up Yugoslavia?

Implications of an Ecumenical Agreement
Peter Drilling

"See how they love one another." According to Tertullian, a Christian writing in 197, this was the amazed comment of outsiders observing the members of the new Christian sect that was then sweeping

Books and Culture

Books
They Rise and Rise Again
Robert Coles
For many years Jonathan Kozol has attended to school children in impoverished neighborhoods.
Books
America's Imperial Quest
Constance M. McGovern
The Chinese had no pocketsno place to carry "a pocket-comb, a folding foot-rule, a cork-screw, a boot-buttoner, a pair of tweezers, a min
Books
Seeing the Sufferer
Dianne Bergant
Daniel Berrigan, well-known poet and activist, has picked up yet another one of the biblical books and has turned his socially sensitive,

Columns and Departments

The Word
You Are What You Eat
John R. Donahue
The Word
Crunch Time
John R. Donahue
Columns
Not Just Balloons and Funny Hats
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters
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