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September 15, 2008

Vol.199 / No.7
The Word
Daniel J. Harrington September 15, 2008

The two great attributes of God in the Bible are justice and mercy Today rsquo s responsorial psalm reminds us that ldquo the Lord is just in all his ways rdquo But we also hear that ldquo the Lord is gracious and merciful rdquo and the reading from Isaiah 55 urges us to ldquo turn to the Lo

Vincent J. Genovesi September 15, 2008

What is the purpose of charitable works?

Paul Cottle September 15, 2008

A Christian scientist frames a national debate.

William P. George September 15, 2008

Solitude and undergraduate education

Books
Richard J. Hauser September 15, 2008

Like many of my contemporaries I eagerly read The Divine Milieu in the early 1960s as soon as it was translated into English I recall being inspired by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin rsquo s bold and sweeping vision It was the first time I had ever been exposed to such a radical and optimistic Chris

Terrance W. Klein September 15, 2008

Catholic universities and the search for meaning

Paul Cottle September 15, 2008

The controversy over teaching evolution spread to Florida in late 2007 as a committee of 61 people—nearly all scientists and science educators—labored over new standards for science instruction in the state’s K-12 public schools. The climax was reached on Feb. 19, 2008, when the St