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May 12, 2008

Vol.198 / No.16
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson May 12, 2008

A move from Manhattan to Brooklyn, and getting to know a new parish

Carlo Maria Martini May 12, 2008

The challenge and opportunity of preaching the Gospel to a contemporary audience

Books
Peter Heinegg May 12, 2008

The dramatic question in the headline above was asked by mdash among many others mdash the Rev John L Girardeau a Presbyterian theologian at a ceremony honoring the Confederate dead from Gettysburg being re-interred in Charleston rsquo s Magnolia Cemetery in 1871 The question was meant rhetori

Letters
May 12, 2008

Dumb Brutes

Regarding Stafford Betty’s “Letter to a Reluctant Atheist” (4/14): It is very difficult to conceive of contemplative experience divorced from any theological construct. After all, human nature is rational. We strive to find answers to our fundamental

News

Paraguayans Elect Retired Bishop Lugo as President Retired Bishop Fernando Lugo was elected president of Paraguay April 20, ending the six-decade rule of the Colorado Party. Bishop Lugo took an early lead in the pre-election polls despite official disapproval from the Vatican and, initially, from th

Books
James S. Torrens May 12, 2008

Edward Hirsch president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foun-dation has contributed mightily to our appreciation of poetry How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love With Poetry 1999 discourses on all the aspects of poetry drawing widely on what the poets themselves have had to say about it Po

Columns
John F. Kavanaugh May 12, 2008

Benedict's trip to the U.S. was a sojourn of hope