December 17, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 20Whole No. 4552

Editorials

Adveniat Regnum Tuum

Since Sept. 11 not a day has passed without reminders of the tragedy being thrust before us.

Articles

Biodiversity and The Holy Trinity
Belden C. Lane

A single tree grows on a wilderness hillside in Northern California. Its name is presidio manzanita. Its world population is one.

Working for Peace and Development in Colombia
George M. Anderson

Hope is stronger than violence, and I believe that the mystery of God is present in our efforts to work together for peace and economic development, said Francisco Pacho de Roux in October, on rece

Books and Culture

Books
A Deeper, Larger Truth
Christopher J. Ruddy
It may be imprudentand impudentfor this reviewer, who teaches at Benedictine institutions, to suggest that readers of a Jesuit journal ha
Books
The Wordless Word
Paul Mariani
Eighteen Christmas poems by the late Joseph Brodsky, Russian émigré, American citizen, Nobel laureate and our laureate as well.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Christ in Ten Thousand Places
John R. Donahue
The Word
A Real Holy Joe
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
How Do You Say L'Chaim in Spanish?
Dee Jacques Moynihan
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Letters
Letters
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