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October 14, 2002

Vol.187 / No.11
Books
Peter HeineggOctober 14, 2002

Well he was also a late Victorian born in 1872 He did his most celebrated writing and drawing in the reign of George V and he survived George VI dying in 1956 But as Hall convincingly claims For Max the past remained present From the day he left the London scene in 1910 he was for nearly

Faith in Focus
James RucquoiOctober 14, 2002

Our Palestinian friend Khaled, a respected elder in the local Arab-American community, called last week: “We’re planning a prayer vigil for peace at a downtown church. Could you call some of your Jewish friends to join us? I don’t know many.”It took a flurry of faxes, e-mails

Books
John W. OMalleyOctober 14, 2002

If you are interested in the Vatican and its workings you will find this a good read Paul Hofmann Austrian by birth was for 35 years a foreign correspondent for The New York Times and for some of those years chief of its Rome bureau He currently lives in Rome and has been an acute observer of t

Columns
Thomas J. McCarthyOctober 14, 2002

For 60 seconds or so this past summer, I found myself on the dark side of a capsized kayak being swept along in treacherous, frigid waters. My eventual survival was a mixed blessing, for the whole experience had the predictable but unfortunate effect of intensifying my preoccupation with death. In t

The Word
John R. DonahueOctober 14, 2002

At times we are tempted to wish that certain sayings of Jesus were lost or omitted from the Gospels Jesus rsquo sharp answer to the Pharisees and Herodians in today rsquo s Gospel might be one of these ldquo Repay render to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God rdquo T

Editorials
The EditorsOctober 14, 2002

With rents soaring, low-income renters face harsher struggles in their efforts to find a place to live. In its recently released report, Out of Reach 2002, the National Low Income Housing Coalition compares wages and rents throughout the country. Among its findings: at the fair market rate, the nati

Books
Mary E. GilesOctober 14, 2002

This book blends several stories into a rich tapestry The governing story is that of the Carmelite community in Indianapolis from its beginnings in 1922 when three sisters made of a small house in New Albany their temporary quarters for a new foundation to the permanent monastery in Indianapolis