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June 18, 2007

Vol.196 / No.21
Books
John J. McLaughlinJune 18, 2007

In his beautiful and moving Letters to Sam Daniel Gottlieb a renowned psychologist who has lived with quadriplegia for 25 years imparts uncommon wisdom about the lifelong journey of becoming a man Written as a series of letters to his grandson Sam the book mdash which draws on Gottlieb rsquo s

Doris DonnellyJune 18, 2007

Susannah Heschel, daughter of Jewish thinker Abraham Heschel, discusses his father's life and work.

Faith in Focus
Karen Sue SmithJune 18, 2007

A small but important collection of ingeniously designed yet simple-to-use devices from around the globe is currently on display at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (part of the Smithsonian Institution) in New York City, where it will be on view until Sept. 23. Organized outdoors in the lush

The Word

We usually associate John the Baptist with the Advent season But here in early summer we encounter John once more in order to celebrate his birth on June 24 So important is this solemnity that today it replaces the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time The New Testament does not supply precise informa

Faith in Focus
Daniel P. HoranJune 18, 2007

The importance of solitude

June 18, 2007

Several readers have asked how to locate articles from Americas archives on our new Web site. All articles from 2001 until the present are available, and free, to all who register. You can search our database by author, keyword or title on our advanced search page. You can also search by issue by en

Current Comment
The EditorsJune 18, 2007

NEGOTIATING WITH IRAN The meeting of the U.S. ambassador to Iraq with the Iranian ambassador to Iraq in Baghdad on May 28, under the auspices of the Iraqi prime minister, Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, was an encouraging step in the direction urged by the Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group. The meetings agenda