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March 26, 2001

Vol.184 / No.10
Books
Eugene J. FisherMarch 26, 2001

The coincidence of timing in the publication of these two books so different in tone content and style yet complementary in what they have to tell the reader is striking Yossi Beilin rsquo s book narrates the Middle East peace process from the secret meetings at Notre Dame in Jerusalem in Augus

Columns
Terry GolwayMarch 26, 2001

Here’s the latest dispatch from the global marketplace. Dozens of Vietnamese women working in a sweatshop in American Samoa were beaten, deprived of food and not paid minimum wages as they carried out their assigned role in our great borderless economy. The workers were making clothes for a Ko

Michael D. PlaceMarch 26, 2001

Every Christmas, through the miracle to which we bear witness, we are reminded of life’s infinite possibilities. In this context, we enter each new year with a sense of renewed hope and opportunity. We see afresh the potential for achieving good and righting wrongs in our lives, in our communi

Lisa Sowle CahillMarch 26, 2001

Some day medical science may be able to heal or alleviate ailments like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, spinal cord injuries, heart disease and cancer by giving patients new cells that have been guided to act as replacements for their own damaged tissue. Sometimes the

Books
William J. ByronMarch 26, 2001

Chapter by chapter page by page the reader of this book is engaged with a stimulating thinker who writes journalistically within disjunctive categories He poses a formidable array of issues between the Party of Yeah meaning economic optimists cyberspace enthusiasts and technoutopians over a

Paul LauritzenMarch 26, 2001

In his testimony before the National Bioethics Advisory Commission on stem cell research, Gilbert Meilaender urged the commission to be honest in its recommendations. If you endorse federal funding of stem cell research, he said, don’t do so by pretending that an unimplanted embryo is not an e

The Word
John R. DonahueMarch 26, 2001

As the sequence of Sundays proclaiming repentance draws to a close the Gospel presents one of the most graphic of all New Testament narratives on the mercy of Christ that leads to new life The reading from Isaiah prepares the way as the Lord says to the returning exiles See I am doing something