Tuberculosis is a disease of the poor that thrives in crowded, unsanitary settings. Although it is still found in the United States in prisons and homeless shelters, by the 1980’s it had largely disappeared from the general population in the industrialized countries of the North.
Books and Culture
One of the most interesting religious developments in the late 20th century has been the warming of relationships between Roman Catholic
Scott Stossel’s uplifting biography of R. Sargent Shriver deserves a prominent place on the reading lists of Catholic studies programs.
The good life in The Good Life is brittle, fragile, ironic, impermanent. And it is often Catholic.