Faced with the enormity of suffering and evil that we have seen in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, it is impossible to find words that are adequate to comprehend i
In a recent article in America (Patient No More, 7/16), Kevin W.
Timothy McVeigh is dead, executed for committing the largest single act of terrorism by an American citizen.
Two days after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, I made my way to one of the emergency trauma centers in Manhattan.
There are times when even an atheist must ask, Who or what can save us from our plight? Sometimes the great rages of the earth, the physical evils of earthquake and tidal wave prompt the question.
The bridge over the St. Lawrence River in Canada hangs in the twilight, a connection to some different sense of time and space. It is the summer of 2000 and my last day in Montreal.
From a high ridge in Nimule, Sudan, I looked across a quiet valley to the Nile Riverthe source of life for thousands who pull their living from its muddy waters.