March 14, 2005

Vol. 192 No. 9Whole No. 4684

Editorials

Take Out the Garbage
Glaciers are disappearing; Antarctic ice shelves are collapsing; the Greenland ice cap is eroding; the Arctic winter has grown shorter; and polar sea ice is thinner.

Articles

The Other Side of the Death Penalty
Helen Prejean, CSJ

What have you learned from the families of murder victims?

 

  

A Tale of Two Ships
Denis Murphy
Philippine politicians and Catholic bishops seem adrift in their separate ships.

Books and Culture

Culture
The Bible and History
Daniel J. Harrington
Modern biblical study is not only a literary and theological enterprise but also a historical discipline.
Portfolio
The Illustrated Word
James Martin, SJ
By any measure, it is a stunning achievement.

Columns and Departments

The Word
True to Himself
Dianne Bergant
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Poem
Exquisite Corpse
Scott Dalgarno
Letters
Letters