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April 16, 2007

Vol.196 / No.14
The Word
Daniel J. Harrington April 16, 2007

The phrase ldquo Easter faith rdquo refers to the conviction that Jesus who was dead has been raised and thus has brought about the victory of life over death Before Easter the disciples and others regarded Jesus as a wise teacher a powerful miracle worker and a prophet After Easter they proc

Politics & Society
Jim McDermott April 16, 2007

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education (May 1954), racial tensions in Alabama heightened considerably. When in February 1956 Autherine Lucy, a black student, began attending class at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, white students and community membe

Current Comment
The Editors April 16, 2007

Sin of the WorldSlavery, it is said, was America’s original sin. In recent theological writing, it can also be described as a prime example of the sin of the world, a sin that runs through time and space infecting both persons and institutions. As a new exhibit at the New-York Historical Socie

Books
Michael Bisesi April 16, 2007

Where is the solution manual Nearly a quarter-century ago when I first taught Business and Public Issues in a large state university an undergraduate accounting student came to see me The class had just discussed a case that described a difficult ethical dilemma Not surprisingly there was no e

Columns
Maryann Cusimano Love April 16, 2007

Global warming just got personal. Our neighbor is moving because of global warming. As the world warms, small degrees of temperature change bring changes in the weather. Ice caps melt, seas rise, weather patterns become less predictable, storms become more destructive, and coastal peoples and proper

The Word
Daniel J. Harrington April 16, 2007

The fundamental question of the Easter season is How does the movement begun by the earthly Jesus continue after his resurrection Today rsquo s excerpt from Jesus rsquo discourse in John 10 known as the Good Shepherd discourse provides the beginning of an answer It reminds us that our personal

Letters
April 16, 2007

Greater Vigilance

I write as the director of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. In the April 2 issue of America I came upon the letter to the editor (The Divide) about a particular Theology on Tap presentation in Covington, Ky.,