March 5, 2007

Vol. 196 No. 8Whole No. 4765

Editorials

Current Comment
Possibilities of DiplomacyFor some observers who take a dim view of the Bush administration’s foreign policy record, the most encouraging aspect of the recent agreement reached with North Korea concer
Homelessness: A Solvable Problem
"The shelters are full, transitional housing is very limited, and [so is] permanent housing that is affordable on local transportation routes. Such, according to the U.S.

Articles

The Christian Street
Michael Hirst
Two days of violent street clashes across Lebanon in late January raised the specter of renewed sectarian fighting in a country still reeling from 15 years of bloody civil conflict, a 29-year Syrian o
Art, a Necessary Voice: An Interview With Dennis Leder
Dennis M. Leder
What drew you to Guatemala?
Mark's Countercultural Vision
Kevin B. McCruden
As we enter the fifth year of war in Iraq, sincere voices protesting the violence attendant upon the campaign have become increasingly pronounced.
Organ Donation: Charity or Commerce?
Gerald D. Coleman

The Organ Procurement and Transplant Network estimates that there are currently more than 89,000 potential organ candidates on waiting lists.

Books and Culture

Culture
The Bible in the Past, Present and Future
Daniel J. Harrington
The books discussed in this article illustrate how Jews and Christians have repeatedly gone back to the Bible to shape their present and

Columns and Departments

The Word
Our Patient and Demanding God
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
God in Machines
Aileen A. O
Faith in Focus
May the Angels Welcome You
Marie Therese Ruthmann
Columns
Cures for the Poor
Maryann Cusimano Love
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Letters
Letters