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October 8, 2007

Vol.197 / No.10
Books
Olga Bonfiglio October 08, 2007

Oct 7 is the first anniversary of the murder of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya It is a notable day for her fellow journalists who admire her courage and commitment to the cause of free speech It is also a sad day because it brings to the surface the haunting truth that journalists ha

Letters
October 08, 2007

Fumbling Doctrine

I enjoyed reading Father Jim McDermotts erudite and insightful piece on church doctrine in Of Many Things (9/10), despite his animosity toward one of pro sports most sacred institutions, the Green Bay Packers.

Father Jims admission that doctrinal issues

Columns
Margaret Silf October 08, 2007

If you ever find yourself in Johannesburg, South Africa, be sure to make your way to a little koppie, or small hillock, in the heart of the University of Witswatersrand campus. The city is built on hills, but this hill is special. It is home to the Origins Centre, where you can explore the fascinati

Faith in Focus
Katherine O'Brien October 08, 2007

Responses to Fr. Wilson Miscamble

Books
Robert P. Imbelli October 08, 2007

What a debt of gratitude all students of theology owe Gerald O 8217 Collins In book after book he has shown himself a sure guide to the most fundamental issues of theology His works on the resurrection on Christology and on the Trinity combine deep knowledge of the tradition with extensive and i

Elizabeth Bernstein October 08, 2007

What led you to the Nobel Women’s Initiative? Issues of peace and violence have long been a part of my life, even from my days as an activist student at the University of Wisconsin. During the 1980s and ’90s, I worked in refugee camps on the Thai-Cambodian border teaching English and F

The Word
Daniel J. Harrington October 08, 2007

We hear and say the word thanks fairly often though perhaps not often enough and usually without much thought Thanksgiving Day is our most popular national holiday yet few of us recognize and acknowledge the religious dimension of that day Last Sunday rsquo s master-servant parable reminded us t