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September 1, 2008

Vol.199 / No.5
Books
John C. HawleySeptember 01, 2008

J M Coetzee rsquo s critics suggested some years ago that he and some others Zakes Mda Zoe Wicomb needed to use their artistry more obviously in the political cause Defenders argued that literature had to maintain and expand South Africa rsquo s literary culture for a future that otherwise wou

Letters
September 01, 2008

Taking Risks As a woman religious and former member of a formation team, I read “Religious Life in the Age of Facebook,” by Richard G. Malloy, S.J. (7/7), with interest. I have had a number of experiences where hundreds of young adults of diverse backgrounds immersed themselves in a comm

Of Many Things
George M. AndersonSeptember 01, 2008

A new school for boys in Newburgh, N.Y.

Austen IvereighSeptember 01, 2008

Can U.S. Christians help revive the sacred city?

Amata MillerSeptember 01, 2008

1891-1934 • Pope Leo XIII’s encyclical Rerum Novarum (1891) upheld workers’ rights, including the right to organize into associations of their choice. Leo endorsed increasing associations of workers or of workers and employers together and thereby assisted the worker-directed labor

Books
Thomas R. MurphySeptember 01, 2008

'Lincoln and Douglas,' reviewed